Wednesday marked a historic day. On this day it was declared that the Defense of Marriage Act, “the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states,” was defeated. It’s a big deal, and when big things happen, big people start to tweet!
A whole slew of celebrities, from Lady Gaga to Modern Family cast members to Ben Affleck sent out tweets about the big decision. You can check out what they said here:
Jesse Tyler Ferguson 1 of 14
"Remember the old days when #DOMA was around and gay people couldn't get married in California? Crazy right!?"
Source: Twitter/Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Ben Affleck 2 of 14
"Big news from the Supreme Court. Goodbye #DOMA #Prop8. Hello #equality."
Source: Twitter/Ben Affleck
Leonardo DiCaprio 3 of 14
"Historic day. Well done #SCOTUS. RT @GLAAD: Supreme Court affirms that #DOMA is unconstitutional!"
Source: Twitter/Leonardo DiCaprio
Lady Gaga 4 of 14
Alicia Keys 5 of 14
"I am standing on the right side of history. I stand with @HRC for marriage equality. #SCOTUS #time4marriage."
Source: Twitter/Alicia Keys
Mark Ruffalo 6 of 14
"Congratulations everyone! Love wins over bigotry! #Doma falls. Thanks for Prop8 and the parade of fake science and bigotry that followed."
Source: Twitter/Mark Ruffalo
Bethenny Frankel 7 of 14
"Beautiful news this morning! A historic day for the US and equality. #LoveIsLove"
Source: Twitter/ Bethenny Frankel
Michael Moore 8 of 14
"Obama uses twitter to issue his reaction to Supreme Court decision: "Love is love." 'Nuff said."
Source: Twitter/Michael Moore
Padma Lakshmi 9 of 14
"Hurray for all Americans and good riddance to DOMA. It's a new day. A happy day."
Source: Twitter/Padma Lakshmi
Sarah Hyland 10 of 14
"Proud to be an American on a day like today. #DOMA found unconstitutional. Equality and love overrule <3"
Source: Twitter/Sarah Hyland
Snooki 11 of 14
"So happy for #equality #loveislove !! My friends deserve THE BEST."
Busy Philipps 12 of 14
"I am SO beyond happy to wake up to the news of DOMA and Prop 8 being voted unconstitutional! FINALLY!"
Source: Twitter/Busy Phillips
Alyssa Milano 13 of 14
"A big day for equality and human rights. I'm smiling so big right now."
Source: Twitter/Alyssa Milano
Elizabeth Banks 14 of 14
"I am so happy for Edith Windsor. Congrats. What a lady. #thearemembered"
Source: Twitter/Elizabeth Banks
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