reaction to the supreme courts historic ruling poured onto social media friday after the justices struck down a same-sex marriage ban today is a big step in our march toward equality. a ruling by the california supreme court could give the constantly simmering culture war new salience, as the state becomes the second to allow full-fledged gay marriage. The courts 4-to-3 decision, striking down two state laws that had limited marriages to unions between a man and a woman, will make california only the second state, after. celebrities, politicians and citizens react with celebration, humour and anger to the us supreme courts gay marriage decision. democrats seeking the white house quickly took to twitter friday with elation at the supreme court ruling that made same-sex marriage a right throughout the country. Bobby jindals administration said gay marriage currently will not be offered or recognized in louisiana despite the ruling. Current state law is still in effect until the courts order us. religious leaders reactions to gay marriage ruling mixed some faith leaders hail supreme court decision legalizing same-sex marriage, while others says its a. fridays supreme court decision requiring states to allow same-sex marriage unleashed an outpouring of reaction across the nation. 644 (2015) ( o b r f l oh-br-g-fel), is a landmark civil rights case in which the supreme court of the united states ruled that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples by both the due process clause and the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment to the united states constitution. the supreme court ruled in favor of gay marriage on june 26, 2015.