US President Obama said:”Americans should be very proud”, when the US Supreme Court approved the recognition of same sex marriages in all of the 50 states of America.
On his official Twitter account Obama has urged Twitterpeeps to retweet the hashtag History #LoveWins. The tweet reads:
“Today we can say in no uncertain terms that we’ve made our union a little more perfect.”
To date, the tweet has been favorited more than 27,000 times, and retweeted around 23,000 times.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 26, 2015
Obama also tweeted:
“For all our differences, we are one people—stronger together than we could ever be alone.”
“All people should be treated equally, regardless of who they are or who they love.”
“This ruling is a victory for friends, families, and organizers who fought tirelessly for years for marriage equality. #LoveWins”
There were negative reactions to the tweet: Here are some reactions to Obama’s tweet:
@BarackObama gay marriage is legal in every state now 😳 bye bye America 😩👋🏼 I'm going to Hawaii 😂👌🏼👅✈️
— E•MO•TION Updates (@carlyhunty) June 26, 2015
— Eajaz MUA (@Eajazophobia) June 26, 2015
On Twitter, pictures of the Trade Center, the Niagara Falls, Disney World, and the Empire State Building all lit up were tweeted by Netizens, who wanted to join in the celebration for #LoveWins.
The 18 Countries where same sex marriages are recognized tweeted:
“Welcome to the club, America. We’ve been waiting for you.”
Here are some positive tweets:
Big day for our country #LoveWins 👍
— Andrew Gertler (@andrewgertler) June 27, 2015
so happy about the amazing news #LoveWins
— boysandgals (@boysandgals) June 27, 2015
What a day. I'll never forget the gratitude, hope, positivity & energy in the air today. You're all so lovely. Goodnight all❤️📳💛💚💙💜#LoveWins
— Lauren German (@LaurenGerman) June 27, 2015