Georgia Congressman John Lewis reacts to gay marriage ruling

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., a pillar of the civil rights movement, said love doesn’t care about gender.

“Races don't fall in love, genders don't fall in love--people fall in love,” Lewis said.

In this April 28, 2015, file photo, demonstrators stand in front of a rainbow flag of the Supreme Court in Washington.

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