Celebrities Tweet Reactions to DOMA, Prop 8 Decision

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From Lady GaGa to Ben Affleck, celebrities take to Twitter to react to the historic Supreme Court's decision in striking down the Defense of Marriage Act by a 5-4 vote while dismissing Proposition 8 for lack of jurisdiction. Supporters of gay marriage rejoiced upon hearing the news. And many stars, who have been following this case for months, react. Here's some of their tweets: 

@ladygaga
Lady Gaga
Let's go DOMA. Supreme Court lets make history & stand for MARRIAGE EQUALITY! #GetItDoneThisWeek #TheWhole WorldIsWatching

@SarahKSilverman
Sarah Silverman
I guess the Prop 8 & DOMA decisions are headlining SCOTUS FEST

@SethMacFarlane
Seth MacFarlane
In 1996, the US enacted DOMA, and Cartoon Network premiered Dexter's Laboratory. The wrong one is still alive.

@BetteMidler
Bette Midler
Surprise benefit of gay marriage to me?? Thousands of weddings where they play "Wind Beneath My Wings"!

@ActuallyNPH
Neil Patrick Harris
Fingers crossed… #equality

@GeorgeTakei
George Takei
Today marks a watershed moment in history and a tremendous victory for the principle of equality. The 5-4 decision... http://t.co/Hlxeof1qGZ

@michellevisage
michelle visage
I'm channeling positivity for the DOMA ruling today. PLEASE GOD HEAR OUR PRAYERS. equality for all is a right not a privilege. #DOMA

@lenadunham
Lena Dunham
Don't wanna traffic in stereotypes but let's be real: I'm gonna love a gay wedding.

@DannyZuker
Danny Zuker
This is truly an historic day. Never before & never again will so many men be this excited about getting married. #Scotus

@jessetyler
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Victory for marriage in California as #Prop8 is struck down. Small but substantial steps toward #MarriageEquality for all!

@IMKristenBell
Kristen Bell
You’re damn right DOMA is unconstitutional!! #equalitymatters

@MelissaJoanHart
Melissa Joan Hart
Big day for some of my good friends and for The US !! @jessetyler @JustinMikita @DRVW11 @JewdyGold @buckhollywood

@BenAffleck
Ben Affleck
Big news from the Supreme Court. Goodbye #DOMA #Prop8. Hello #equality.

@adamlambert
Adam Lambert
Down w DOMA! Something to be very proud of this upcoming July 4th. We are making beautiful progress for Equality! #proud

@rustyrockets
Russell Brand
If you're gay married in California your gay marriage is now legal. Good. #allmarriageisabitgay

@Alyssa_Milano
Alyssa Milano
BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act; gay marriage ban unconstitutional. http://t.co/cUKwHJYFvW soon. /via @THR

@aliciakeys
Alicia Keys
I am standing on the right side of history. I stand with @HRC for marriage equality. #SCOTUS #time4marriage http://t.co/3cSE5e0nwK

@SophiaBush
Sophia Bush
THIS. Big week.RT @annekejong: i'm really looking forward to wednesday, june 26th being an epic day in history. #scotus #marriageequality

@ddlovato
demetria lovato
Gay, straight, lesbian, bi.. No one is better than any one else. What an incredible day for California AND for equality.

@ShannonElizab
Shannon Elizabeth
2 major victories today to same sex couples!! It's about tome-so happy-congrats to all!!

@kelly_clarkson
Kelly Clarkson
Yeah, marriage equality!!!! On our way! #PeopleLikeUs #TieItUp

JoyVBehar
Joy Behar
These two men hope to get married in all 50 states. So far 8 and counting:http://t.co/F26Sdj2bas #MarriedandCounting

@TheEllenShow
Ellen DeGeneres
It's a supremely wonderful day for equality. Prop 8 is over, and so is DOMA. Congratulations everyone. And I mean everyone.

@AnaGasteyer
Ana Gasteyer
This is going to be the best #npr day ever. #marriageequality

@Alancumming
Alan Cumming
If I weren't resting my voice, I would shout with joy at today's #doma and #prop8 news! Though it irks me to be grateful for equality

@msleamichele
Lea Michele
What amazing and beautiful news today! Goodbye #doma goodbye #prop8! #LoveIsLove!!!

@daxshepard1
dax shepard
DOMA is dead. Prop 8 is dead. Now let's bring my big, gay marriage to @IMKristenBell to Life!!!!

@IMKristenBell
Kristen Bell
.@daxshepard1 will you marry me? Xo #marriageequality #loveislove”

source: The Huffington Post



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