This is what history looks like: Supreme Court victories in the news

Yesterday, the Supreme Court made history when they announced decisions in two landmark cases, striking down the central section of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act in Windsor v. United States and effectively restoring the freedom to marry in California by dismissing Hollingsworth v. Perry on standing. The rulings made history yesterday - and news organizations around the country rushed to cover the decisions, their implications, and why same-sex couples and their families celebrated the amazing news.

Here are a small selection of the wonderful images splashed across the front pages of almost every major news paper in the United States. For a full selection, check out the Newseum's front page round-up.  

The New York Times

The Washington Post

The Los Angeles Times

USA Today

Chicago Tribune

San Jose Mercury News

The Boston Globe

The Denver Post

The Tampa Bay Times

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Miami Herald

The Baltimore Sun

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The Washington Blade