The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down DOMA and Prop 8 in a landmark decision, paving the way for gay marriage not just in California, but across the country. See what your favorite stars have to say.
Celebrities are raving about marriage equality today after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Prop 8, paving the way for gay marriage across the country. Here’s what some had to say on Twitter.
George Takei: “Today marks a watershed moment in history and a tremendous victory for the principle of equality. The 5-4 decision by our Supreme Court striking down DOMA affirms the universality of love — the desire of all people not only to find, but to value and affirm, a lifelong commitment to another person. I have lived nearly four score years, and have borne witness to both the heartbreak and promise of true justice and equality in America. Today my heart soars, and my faith in the promise of our great nation is renewed. Now, if there’s anything we gays know how to do well, it is to celebrate! Let the joy of this day ring out with PRIDE.”
Ricky Martin: “#PROP8 IS GONE! #DOMA IS GONE! #SCOTUS #LoveIsLove”
Ben Affleck: “Big news from the Supreme Court. Goodbye #DOMA #Prop8. Hello #equality.”
Seth Meyers: “DOMA and Prop 8 should get married.”
Russell Brand: “If you’re gay married in California your gay marriage is now legal. Good. #allmarriageisabitgay.”
Michael Moore: “Any reaction yet from the people who brought us the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996 — serial heterosexuals Bill Clinton & Newt Gingrich?”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson: “Victory for marriage in California as #Prop8 is struck down. Small but substantial steps toward #MarriageEquality for all!”
Alyssa Milano: “A big day for equality and human rights. I’m smiling so big right now.”
Ellen Page: “Supreme court: same sex marriage can resume in California So awesome!”
John Stamos: “What a momentous day. All Americans are equal, no matter who you love. #LoveIsLove”
Kristen Bell: “@daxshepard1 will you marry me? Xo #marriageequality #loveislove”
Adam Lambert: “Down w DOMA! Something to be very proud of this upcoming July 4th. We are making beautiful progress for Equality! #proud”
Kevin McHale: “Bye bye DOMA & Prop 8. No one liked u anyway.”
Melissa Joan Hart: “Big day for some of my good friends and for The US !! @jessetyler @JustinMikita @DRVW11 @JewdyGold @buckhollywood”