Following the February 7 2-1 decision by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals declaring unconstitutional California's controversial Proposition 8, a voter-approved measure which bans same-sex marriage, a host of celebrities young and not-quite-as-young took to Twitterverse to express their thoughts. Here's a sampling of what some of Tinsel Town's brightest stars had to say.
Kelly Osbourne shared " Are my ears hearing this corectly? If so my eyes are filling with tears of joy! thank you lord #Prop8IsUnconstitutional!"
"Courts just AGAIN declared Prop 8 unconstitutional...CUZ IT IS!!! Supreme court, here we come! Equality...is our birthright! Its about time!" -- Adam Shankman
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres wrote " Today we took another step towards equality. #Prop8 was found unconstitutional again. I couldn't be happier."
"No #prop8 !!!! Yay for equality! :) :) :) Happy Dance!" -- "Dancing with the Stars" contestant, "Hairspray" actress and talk show maven Ricki Lake
Olivia Wilde Tweeted " Woohoo!! Die Prop 8 Die!!!! 9th Circuit just ruled you unconstitutional. Next step Supreme Court!"
"Prop 8 Verdict JUST in!!! The Ninth Circuit has ruled that California's Proposition 8 is unconstitutional!!!!!! http://perez.ly/zrVPi5 Yes!!!" -- Gossip King Perez Hilton
Haylie Duff wrote " Prop8 ruled unconstitutional! Love it! Must be our protest signs!lol@DebbieGibson @DrewRendell @RyanOConnor"
"#EqualityMatters #pride RT @nytimes : Court ruling on #Prop8 all but ensures case will proceed to Supreme Court. nyti.ms/yYHSR1" -- Sophia Bush
Jason Biggs quipped " Great week to be a gay or a giant. #Prop8 #Champs"
"#Prop8 overturned! Punching the air right now." -- Elizabeth Banks
Jonathan Knight cited history as he shared " Rosa Parks was eventually able to sit at the front of the bus....Women are now able to vote!....Equality ALWAYS wins!"
"Amazing news about prop 8 being declared unconstitutional!!" -- Reality star Kristin Cavallari
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