5:18 pm, February 7th, 2012
Proposition 8, California’s measure to ban same-sex marriage, was ruled unconstitutional by a federal appeals court on Tuesday.
Within moments of the historic decision, Hollywood took to Twitter to celebrate the verdict.
Check out what stars had to say about the overturning of Prop 8 below!
Ellen DeGeneres wrote, “Today we took another step towards equality. #Prop8 was found unconstitutional again. I couldn’t be happier.”
Seth MacFarlane stated, “Prop 8 architects: Every civil rights battle is eventually won by the oppressed party. Save your hundred mil and buy some Bud platinum.”
RuPaul said simply, “Prop 8, sashay away.”
“Woohoo! Die Prop 8 Die!!! 9th Circuit just ruled you unconstitutional. Next step Supreme court,” said Olivia Wilde.
Kelly Osbourne expressed, “Are my ears hearing this corectly? If so my eyes are filling with tears of joy! thank you lord #Prop8IsUnconstitutional!”
Kristin Cavallari shared, “Amazing news about prop 8 being declared unconstitutional!!”
“Prop 8 has been ruled unconstitutional! In other news, the Pacific Ocean was discovered to be wet,” tweeted Cory Monteith.
Elizabeth Banks wrote, “#Prop8 overturned! Punching the air right now.”
Miley Cyrus added, ”@NOH8Campaign we’re one step closer beautiful people :) #Prop8IsUnConstitutional.”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson tweeted, ”Mitch & Cam have a question for you,” along with a photo (below) showing him and “Modern Family” co-star Eric Stonestreet holding a sign that reads, “How could you not want to see us tie the knot?”
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