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Celebrities React to Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Decisions

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Kristen Bell, Kevin Bacon | Photo Credits: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images; Michael Loccisano/WireImage; D Dipasupil/FilmMagic

The U.S. Supreme Court issued two landmark rulings related to the issue of same-sex marriage Wednesday. First, the court ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional — paving the way for legally married same-sex couples to receive the same federal benefits as straight married couples. Second, the Court dismissed an appeal against California’s Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in the state — meaning that same-sex marriage can resume in California.

Celebrities took to Twitter to voice their opinions on the rulings. Here are some of their reactions:

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