This is exciting and very positive news. Most of all, it is a breakthrough for those people who can now marry, or exercise the choice not to marry. There are two other aspects of the decision which I like. First, it keeps current the idea that the United States still is a world leader when it comes to liberty. Second, it encourages the idea that there are significant freedoms still to be won.
Which freedom will be next? Here is my earlier piece on Andrew Sullivan as the most influential public intellectual in recent times. Andrew even wrote a new post for the occasion.