Thomas Roberts   |  June 26, 2013

‘The president is on the line’: Prop 8 plaintiffs get call

President Barack Obama makes a phone call from Air Force One to the plaintiffs of California’s Proposition 8 to congratulate them on the Supreme Court’s ruling.

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>> is with president obama . chad is right there.

>> the president is on the line from air force one.

>> president obama .

>> go ahead.

>> hello, mr. president this is kris perry.

>> and sandy stier, and we thank you so much for your support.

>> we're proud of you guys, and we're proud to have this in california. and it's because of your leadership things are heading the right way. so you should be very proud today. and, you know, you're -- through your courage.

>> thank you, mr. president!

>> have a great celebration.

>> well, thank you, and while we celebrate today, we know we've got to roll up our sleeves and get to work for those in the 37 states that didn't get marriage equality today. but we're well on our way. and thank you for your leadership.

>> you're invited to the wedding.