Bob Sodervick holds a gay pride flag outside of San Francisco City Hall June 17, 2008 in San Francisco, California. Same-sex couples throughout California are rushing to get married as counties begin issuing marriage license after a State Supreme Court ruling to allow same-sex marriage. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
In a much-anticipated ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday has agreed to take its first serious look at the issue of gay marriage.
Here's a sampling of the reaction to the news on Twitter from some prominent California lawmakers.