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sweeps the nation tonight after today's historic supreme court ruling. >> it's no longer same-sex marriage. it is just marriage. >> hard fought battle for equality finally won. >> we waited all these years. all these years. >> good evening everyone. >> the u.s. supreme court issued a landmark ruling establishing a constitutional right for same-sex couples to get married in all 50 state. the white house lit up in pride colors to celebrate the supreme curt's historic decision. even changing its twitter and facebook photos to reflect a rainbow colored building. >> pride colors are in full display tonight around the world. >> we have team coverage tonight. we begin live in san francisco's castro district. i imagine the parties are just getting started. >> larry, san francisco is one of the destination cities across the country every year for pride
weekend. and this year there are tens of thousands of people already here. celebrations have started early and it is all because of that historic supreme court decision today. >> this block was shut down to celebrate the supreme court's decision. thousands packed in, waving flags, and celebrating a historic event for this community. >> it is beautiful it look at whole entire u.s. map and know that every single stage allows guy marriage. and it is not guy marriage any more, it is just marriage. >> here from florida on a cross-country rv trip. they were married last summer and were driving through a part of the state where their marriage may not be recognized. >> we were a little concerned about it. so this morning was especially happy for us. okay, now we can good anywhere. >> at the start of the march
this afternoon, transgender activist was surrounded by admirers. she was inside when the riots broke out in new york in 1969. >> this is a political movement. it just started out as trying to stand up for your own rights. >> 46 years ago a group of trance sexual women were fed up with being bullied by the police so they fought back. she is hpappy couples can marry who they love regardless of gender. but she says, there's still a lot of work to be done. in san francisco, abc 7 news. [ cheers and applause ] >> abc 7 news was at san francisco city hall this morning. the moment people first got the news there was a lot of cheering and raw emotion. dozens of couples gathered to hear the decision. the governor told the crowd this decision sends a strong message. >> don't ever despair. don't ever give up. don't ever believe a challenge
is too big. >> newsome began the fight for legal rights years ago. he directed the city clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and at the time was in violation of state law. >> now to the south bay, alan wong is live at san jose city hall where the rainbow flag is flying high. >> the hbgt community had overwhelming support. there is protocol and red tape you have to go through to fly a nontraditional flag but today they were told to just put that flag up. >> today is a fundamental right to every human being. >> celebration broke out as suddenly as the supreme court ruling came down. openly gay leaders shouted from
the steps of san jose city hall. >> thank god that the confederate flags are going down in many areas of the country and the rain beflag is heading up. >> others express emotions after hearing same-sex marriage is protected across the entire country. >> i cried on my way it work. i got a text from my mom, she is the one this told me. i got choked up p. >> off the yn you don't know the stress until the stress is off and that's the experience i had. >> it's been a lifetime struggle for so many and now the ruling seems to have put it to an end. >> we finally evolved and we ed regarding a gay and less bee yn issue. >> i know the culture as the hall still doesn't like it but now we have the law on our side. >> but many realize it'll take longer for attitudes to change. in san jose, alan wong, abc 7 news. >> not everyone is happy about today's decision. religious and conservative
leaders say their fight isn't over. louisiana is the only state tonight still not obeying the order. some judges and county clerks in alabama, mississippi and texas are waiting for more instructions before giving out licenses. opponents here in california say the high court violated the constitution and state's right. >> ignored, trampled by the majority of the u.s. supreme court. and constitutions which our founding fathers said would be guaranteed to be respected, those have been swept under. >> justice scalia was one of the four who wrote against the ruling. he said that whoever thought intimacy and spirituality are freedoms, and one would think freedom of intimacy is a bridge rather than expanded by marriage. ask the nearest hippie. >> shortly after today's ruling president obama called the man who led the case to the nation's highest court.
>> well i'm really proud of you and you know, just know that you know, not only have you been a great example for people but you're also go be to you know, bring a lot of change in the country and it is pretty rare where that happens. so i couldn't be prouder of you and your husband and god bless you. >> thank you, sir. that means an incredible amount to me. >> jim sued his state of ohio. >> trending worldwide and twitter started adding a rainbow heart automatically who had the hashtag between love wins. >> couples and states where same-sex marriage was banned katie live in the newsroom with reaction from outside
california, katie? >> larry, there are stories pouring in from across the country tonight. couples that have been together for years and decades funly legally getting married. there are emotional and impromptu weddings today. >> people fwajgathering at the u.s. supreme court. from there a rush to the first court in texas. making it official, they met 54 years ago. >> texas is one of 15 states where there is a ban on same-sex marriage. now couples are lining up to get their licenses at the county office. >> the first same-sex couple to say i do in georgia. >> what happened today was so historical and for us to be able to -- for our family to be legally recognized in the united states is just such an incredible day.
>> keith and rich addedhad a plan in place for the day. their bosses on stand by and a friend as a wedding photographer. >> it was all we could do to stay calm and get the words out. anyone who has ever gotten married probably experienced that. >> but most didn't have it wait it make their union of 18 years legal. >> the big pride parade is sunday. it gets under way at 10:30. b.a.r.t. will run extra trains to get you in and out of the city. for information on all of the events this weekend good to our, site, abc news upon the com. >> we invite to you share your pictures with us on social media. just post them with the hashtag abc7now. >> a symbol of hope and inspired millions. tonight, exclusive coverage of the bay area visit.
the youngest recipient of the nobel peace prize is in the area speaking the san diego state university. >> >> -- did not believe in theed education of women. >> this 17-year-old girl from pakistan has become a symbol of courage around the world. she is speaking if conversation with an internationally renowned author of "the kite runner" and about his country of birth, afghanistan. >> i decided that it is a moment when you have to raise your voice. >> her fight for her own education and other girls almost killed her.
the taliban shot her in the head and point blank range on her school bus in pakistan october 2012. she was 15. miraculously she survived and used that assassination attempt as motivation to take her fight worldwide. month lala was ordered with the nobel peace prize in 2014. >> if you want to change the society, if you want it see the change then you have to step forward to bring the change. >> the president of san diego state university understands molala's quest better than most. he was born in afghanistan, right next to pakistan. >> girls are just trying to go to school and have an education. >> thank you so much for your support and thank you so much for your love. >> she will be 18 request this year and her gift is to the commitment to the education of girls around the world.
happy birthday. in san jose carol jennings, abc 7 news. >> ♪ amazing grace ♪ ♪ how sweet the sound ♪ >> president obama surprised people in charleston south carolina today when he led church worshipers to sing "amazing grace." the president was there it deliver the eulogy for the pastor who along with eight others was shot and killed last week during a bible study. >> one of the two convicted murderers who broke out of prison in new york is dead. authorities believe they are closing in on the other one. border patrol shot and killed matt near the border. dogs tracked him it a cabin in the wood where he was hiding after authorities say he shot at a camper in a car jacking this morning. he and david sweat have been on the run for three weeks.
>> we have no reason it believe that mr. sweat was not with mr. matt at the time but we don't have any confirming efd that he was either. >> police have set up a perimeter around the second burglarized cabin. >> time to check on our weather. so many event in the bay area this weekend. >> so much to do and it is going to be sunny and warm all over the place. >> we will take a break from at least the hot weather. we are going with warm inland and along the coast. it will be actually quite comfortable. take a lock at live doppler 7 hd right now where there is quite a bit of fog along the coastline. it was there today and that's why temperatures came down. most noticeable in the ip land areas. still near 100 degree readings. antioch, livermore. but 66 in san francisco. triple digits around ukiah and everywhere else in between. numbers in 50s and 60s. believe it or not these
temperatures are cooler than 24 hours ago from our camera. can you see a nice view with patches of fog showing up in san francisco. cooling spread inland tomorrow. near average temperatures sunday and heat returns early next week. here is where the heat is going. east as high pressure is shifting. we will see a trough coming closer to the coast. that continuees a cooling trend that started today for your saturday. for those of you who don't like it too hot, tomorrow you'll feel the difference. inland areas in the 80s there. you will see temperatures in the 60s along the coast. high clouds on the increase tomorrow as well. this is associated with the monsoonal moisture expected it fire up thunder storms in the sierra. that's where why a red-flag warning is there. em temperatures inland will come up into the upper 80s. as you look at tomorrow morning it will start out pretty gray for your early plans and cooler. great sleeping weather tonight. temperatures in 50s and 60s
tomorrow afternoon. a nice day in the south bay. just not as warm as today. 80 in san jose. 78 in santa clara. on the peninsula, 77 in redwood city. 59 in pacifica. the fog will hang around. 64 downtown san francisco. north bay you will see temperatures into the low 80s around calistoga. east bay filtered sun 71 in oakland. you still need sunscreen. you will see a mix of high clouds. so much going on this weekend. we have all of the pride festivities and for tomorrow, low 60s to start off with at cloud cover. some sun in after no one and evening hours and cooler and breezier as clouds roll in by evening hours. also the nascar sprint cup series. and if you're heading to the race it was just beautiful.
as 50s to start off. mild by the afternoon. 60s to 80s this weekend. temperatures go up in a big way. next week. 100 degrees tuesday. hot weather sticks around at least through the middle of the work week. at least you have a place to go. just head to the beach. if you don't like the hot weather. >> perfect. thank you. >> next at 11:00 homely hound, have you a new king. . >> the dog that isn't quite the fairest of them all.
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