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Kansas City Floods Twitter With 'Love' After Ruling on #MarriageEquality

Jun 26, 2015

Kansas City Mayor Sly James tweeted this "KC" symbol after Friday's Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage.
Credit @mayorslyjames / Twitter

For some Kansas Citians, Friday's Supreme Court decision that same sex-couples have the right to marriage meant holding back tears at work.

That was the case for Twitter user Nicolette Martin (@nicoletteemma).

For Josh Neff, the decision meant breaking "the news to my LGBTQA daughter."

"If she ever decides to get married, she can legally marry anyone she wants," Neff (@joshuamneff) tweeted Friday.

Those and other messages of love from the LGBTQ community and same-sex marriage proponents flooded social media feeds in Kansas City Friday morning in response to the expected decision from the high court.

Groups and public officials also offered their support of the decision.

Kansas City Mayor Sly James (@MayorSlyJames) tweeted, "All you need is love. And marriage equality in 50 states."

The Kansas City Chorale (@kcchorale) added, "We love singing for weddings. ALL weddings! Love is the law."

Opponents of same-sex marriage also chimed in Friday.

"Just feel like I got punched in the stomach ..." Bridgit Smith (@BridgitSmith) tweeted.

Here is some of the other reaction on Twitter following the decision:

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