As you've probably heard, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibited the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage, was unconstitutional in a 5-4 decision. As you can imagine, Twitter blew up with tweets celebrating the demise of the 17-year-old law. We’ve rounded up some of the best ones from people we love.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 26, 2013
Today, the Supreme Court bent the arc of history once again toward justice, discarding the defenseless #DOMA into the dustbin of history.
— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) June 26, 2013
DOMA has been held unconstitutional, 5-4 decision authored by Justice Kennedy. Oh happy day! — George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) June 26, 2013
Ding Dong Prop 8 is DEAD! — Justin Vivian Bond (@mxjustinVbond) June 26, 2013
We've still got a long way to go but I'm glad the landslide has started, soon I'll be able to marry my dog!
— Conner Habib (@ConnerHabib) June 26, 2013
Today is the greatest day so far in my life. Goodbye DOMA hello Equality.KT is crying with happiness.To everyone that backed this we thank u
— Suze Orman (@SuzeOrmanShow) June 26, 2013