Celebrities React to Defense of Marriage Act's Unconstitutional Ruling
Celebrities are speaking out about the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), calling it unconstitutional to restrict federal marriage benefits to same sex couples.
“DOMA singles out a class of persons deemed by a State entitled to recognition and protection to enhance their own liberty,” the Supreme Court ruling read.
Check out what celebrities had to say about the overruling inside…
“.@daxshepard1 will you marry me? Xo #marriageequality #loveislove” – Kristen Bell
“Bye bye DOMA & Prop 8. No one liked u anyway.” – Kevin McHale
“Supreme court: same sex marriage can resume in California So awesome!” – Ellen Page
“Remember the old days when #DOMA was around and gay people couldn’t get married in California? Crazy right!” – Jesse Tyler Ferguson
“Congrats to the Supreme Court for striking down the discriminatory ‘Defense of Marriage Act’. #EqualRights” – Kevin Zegers
“What a momentous day. All Americans are equal, no matter who you love. #LoveIsLove” – John Stamos
“So wonderful to wake up to all the news about the dismissal of Prop 8 and DOMA. Another great step for equality!” – Zelda Williams
“Big day for some of my good friends and for The US !! @jessetyler @JustinMikita @DRVW11 @JewdyGold @buckhollywood” – Melissa Joan Hart
“Man, the food at gay weddings is about to be off the hook. #foodisgoodbutequalityisbetter #MarriageEquality” – Harry Shum, Jr.
“If you’re gay married in California your gay marriage is now legal. Good. #allmarriageisabitgay” - Russell Brand
“#equality” – Wilson Bethel