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Same-sex marriages will put "a shame" upon the United States, one person wrote Tuesday; but for another, the legalization of the unions in California made it seem as though "life is opening up."

The diversity of views among contributors to on the day same-sex couples flocked to courthouses to wed mirror many of the reactions across the country.

Some religious groups have threatened to fight the decision by California's Supreme Court that a state ban on same-sex marriages was unconstitutional. Gay rights groups promised to defend it and push for broader applications. Others were ambivalent, or wondered, what's the big deal? Read full article »

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