Celebrations Break Out After Same-Sex Marriage Legalized Nationwide

#LoveWins was the number-one trending hashtag worldwide on Twitter today.

June 26, 2015, 1:01 PM

— -- Celebrations broke out across the U.S. and on social media after the Supreme Court ruled today in a 5-4 decision that same-sex couples have the constitutional right to marry nationwide.

The majority opinion was echoed across the 50 states, where many uploaded photos, video and written sentiments of thrill, delight and festivity.

The hashtag, #LoveWins, was the number-one trending hashtag in the world on Twitter today with over 6 million tweets only four hours after the Supreme Court's decision was announce, Twitter said in a statement today.

Twitter also added a rainbow-colored heart emoji to every tweet using the hashtag.