DOMA Struck Down: How Local Celebrities and Politicians Reacted on Twitter
In an historical ruling today, the Supreme Court of the United States has struck down DOMA, making marriages for all couples -- gay or straight -- a constitutionally protected right.
SCOTUS also handed out equal rights to all like Oprah giving away cars to her studio audience by also striking down Proposition 8, making gay marriage officially legal in California.
You get to marry! YOU get to marry! YOU get to marry!
It's not surprise, then, that folks took to Twitter to express their reactions to the news.
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Here are several tweets from local celebrities and politicians on the big day:
They're celebrating at Java Boys in Wilton Manors (chosen as Best Coffee Shop this year, by the way!)
— Liane Morejon (@LianeMorejon) June 26, 2013
Andrew Zimmern got in on the celebrating (he's not a Floridian, but he comes down here often, and his show is the balls):
— Andrew Zimmern (@andrewzimmern) June 26, 2013
And Ricky Martin!:
— Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin) June 26, 2013
Former Miami Dolphins linebacker and outspoken advocate for gay rights, Brendon Ayanbadejo:
Federal benefits for all marriages! I didn't think I would be so emotional over a ruling I expected. Tears of joy!!
— Brendon Ayanbadejo (@brendon310) June 26, 2013
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz weighed in:
— D Wasserman Schultz (@DWStweets) June 26, 2013
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