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Gabrielle Giffords, former US Representative from Arizona - Reportedly inspired by Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor to register as a Republican at age 18, Giffords switched to the Democratic Party in 2000 to run for a seat in the Arizona State House. She went on to serve in the Arizona Senate and the US House of Representatives as a Democrat, before surviving a 2011 assassination attempt in Arizona.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton pledged to make voting rights a litmus test for her Supreme Court nominees if she becomes president. (Associated Press)

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"We need a president that will protect that right, and it begins by having an attorney general that will defend them in court, and by appointing people to the Supreme Court that understand these deeply embedded constitutional principles of the right to exercise your faith, not simply to hold your faith privately, but to exercise it in every aspect of your life," said Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican. (Associated Press)

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A man holds a U.S. and a rainbow flag outside the Supreme Court in Washington on June 26 after the court legalized gay marriage nationwide. (Associated Press)

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Supporters of same-sex marriage celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 26, 2015 after the court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. It was 2004 when Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex couples to marry. Eleven years later, the Supreme Court has now ruled that state marriage laws must fall if they do not permit same-sex couples to marry. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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National Edition News cover for July 5, 2015 - Religious nonprofits not losing faith after latest failed Obamacare birth control mandate appeal: Demonstrators outside the Supreme Court on the day of the Hobby Lobby decision relieving businesses with religious objections of their obligation to pay for women's contraceptives. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) **FILE**

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Amyx Hardware & Roofing Supplies in Grainger County, Tennessee, is making national headlines after posting a "No Gays Allowed" sign in the storefront window following the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage. (WBIR)

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Amyx Hardware & Roofing Supplies in Grainger County, Tennessee, is making national headlines after posting a "No Gays Allowed" sign in the storefront window following the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage. (WBIR)

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The crowd celebrates outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday June 26, 2015, after the court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the US. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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New interns run with a decision across the plaza of the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday June 29, 2015. On Monday, the court upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission and rejected a constitutional challenge from Republican lawmakers and upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal injection executions Monday, as two dissenting justices said for the first time that they think it's "highly likely" that the death penalty itself is unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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In this June 26, 2015, photo, people begin to enter the Supreme Court in Washington. Meeting on Monday, June 29, for the final time until the fall, the Supreme Court has three cases remaining to be decided (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Following the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of gay marriage, Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said "it is now crucial that as a country we protect religious freedom and the right of conscience and also not discriminate." (Associated Press Photographs)

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The White House is lit up in rainbow colors in commemoration of the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Interns run behind a line of security outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday June 26, 2015, to reveal the court's decision declaring that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the US. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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National Edition News cover for June 27, 2015 - Gay marriage fight may be over, but new battlegrounds opening up: The crowd celebrates outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday June 26, 2015, after the court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the US. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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A couple arrives at the Travis County building to apply for a marriage license at after the US. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry nationwide, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Austin, Texas. The court's 5-4 ruling means the remaining 14 states, in the South and Midwest, will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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President Barack Obama walks to the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 26, 2015, to make a statement after the Supreme Court declared that same-sex couples have the right to marry anywhere in the United States. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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The crowd reacts as the ruling on same-sex marriage was announced outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 26, 2015. The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the US. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Students cheer as they hold up signs stating that numbers of people in different states who would lose healthcare coverage, with the words "lose healthcare" now over written with "still covered" stickers, after the Supreme Court decided that the without the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may provide nationwide tax subsidies, Thursday June 25, 2015, outside of the Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Jessica Ellis, right, holds a sign that says "yay 4 ACA," as she and other supporters of the Affordable Care Act react with cheers as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday June 25, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)