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: 

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

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

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

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

Neil Patrick Harris
Fingers crossed… #equality

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

source: The Huffington Post

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