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06/26/2013 04:22 pm ET Updated Jun 26, 2013

Gay Marriage News: DOMA, Proposition 8 Rulings Prompt Emotional Reactions (VIDEO)

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court issued two landmark rulings on gay marriage, striking down the Defense of Marriage At and allowing same-sex marriages to continue in California.

Massive crowds gathered outside the court ahead of the ruling, waving rainbow flags and carrying signs touting pro-LGBT rights messages. As news of the rulings broke, the crowd erupted in cheers, with many demonstrators breaking down in tears and embracing one another.

Watch a mash-up of some of the reactions above.

Video produced by Eva Hill.

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