by Tyla Smith
photos by Almendro Fernandez
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled with a vote of 5-4 today that legalizes same-sex marriage throughout the country. The U.S. is now the 21st country in the world to give marriage equality rights to same-sex couples.
Starting with the Stonewall Riots of 1969, the LGBTQ+ community has slowly gained ground in its movement for equality. Advocates for “traditional” marriage can now try to pray the gay away in the same chapel as couples who have waited decades to get married.
To highlight some of the more ridiculous and surprising ideas that arose during the uphill climb for marriage equality, here are 10 quotes from the opposition: