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Miley Cyrus, Ellen DeGeneres & More Stars Tweet About Prop 8 Defeat

Tue, February 7, 2012 4:54pm EDT by 9 Comments
Proposition 8

There’s no mistaking the joy as celebrities tweet their reactions to California’s same-sex marriage ban being overturned.

The courts have spoken! On Feb. 7, a federal appeals court ruled that Proposition 8, a measure which sought to ban gay marriage in California, is unconstitutional, and now the stars are weighing in about the historic ruling!

“Proposition 8 served no purpose, and had no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California,” the court said.

Almost immediately following the decision, celebrities began taking to Twitter to share their thoughts. Check out what some of Hollywood’s hottest stars are saying:

Miley Cyrus@NOH8Campaign we’re one step closer beautiful people :)#Prop8IsUnconstitutional!

Ellen DeGereneres: Today we took another step towards equality.#Prop8 was found unconstitutional again. I couldn’t be happier.

Cory Monteith: Prop 8 has been ruled unconstitutional! In other news, the Pacific Ocean was discovered to be wet.

Kristin Cavallari: Amazing news about prop 8 being declared unconstitutional!!

Olivia Wilde: Woohoo!! Die Prop 8 Die!!!! 9th Circuit just ruled you unconstitutional. Next step Supreme Court!

Elizabeth Banks#Prop8 overturned! Punching the air right now.

Sophia Bush#EqualityMatters “Proposition 8 serves no purpose, and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human…

Kelly Osbourne: Are my ears hearing this corectly? If so my eyes are filling with tears of joy! thank you lord #Prop8IsUnconstitutional!

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: Historic! #Prop8 is unconstitutional. @AFER & I won’t stop until ALL Americans are #free2marry. Sign> & RT

Busy Philipps: So- hooray California! For finally righting a massive wrong and overturning Prop8.

Kathy Griffin: Prop 8 just got glitter bombed. Next stop, Supreme Court?

Chaz Bono: Today the US Court of Appeals rules that Prop 8 is unconstitutional. One step closer to equality for every American.

Jenna Dewan-Tatum: Prop 8 ruled unconstitutional!!!!! I am SO HAPPY!!!!!!!!!!

Nia Vardalos: Bye-bye #Prop8, sorry but you’re not invited to the wedding!!

Meghan McCain: Fantastic news about Prop 8 being declared unconstitutional! Here’s to freedom and equality for all Americans. #LoveOverHate #Equality

Audra McDonald: Prop 8 ruled unconstitutional!!!!!!!

RuPaul: Prop 8, sashay away.

— Josh Rosenblatt