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Stephen Colbert shreds Justice Scalia’s dissenting vote on marriage equality

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Audra Schroeder


Published Jun 27, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 11:33 am CDT

What does Stephen Colbert think about yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality? He came to us straight from his offices at the Late Show to say, “Congratulations, gays.” 

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In a video titled “June Is a Lovely Time For a Wedding,” Colbert (sans Colbeard) talked about the ruling and the dissenting vote in the Supreme Court. He then zooms in on Justice Scalia’s “fiery dissent,” and uses a fortune cookie to great effect.  

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*First Published: Jun 27, 2015, 11:32 am CDT