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Prop 8 Declared Unconstitutional: Celebs Take To Twitter to Celebrate

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Feb 07, 2012 | 11:22am EST

jesse tyler fergusson modern familyEarlier today, a federal appeals court ruled that Proposition 8 - California’s ban on gay marriage - is unconstitutional, declaring that it violates everything that the Constitution is supposed to stand for. Naturally, this is a pretty big deal and everyone's taking to Twitter to celebrate the exciting news, including some of Hollywood's finest. And since the celeb community is constantly speaking out in support of gay rights, they had plenty to say on the matter. Here's what some of them had to say about the ruling:

Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family): "Historic! #Prop8 is unconstitutional. @AFER & I won’t stop until ALL Americans are #free2marry. Sign> http://bit.ly/pledge8 & RT." - @JesseTyler

Olivia Wilde (House, Cowboys and Aliens): "Woohoo!! Die Prop 8 Die!!!! 9th Circuit just ruled you unconstitutional. Next step Supreme Court!" - @oliviawilde

Ellen DeGeneres: "Today we took another step towards equality. #Prop8 was found unconstitutional again. I couldn’t be happier." - @TheEllenShow

Cory Monteith (Glee): "Prop 8 has been ruled unconstitutional! In other news, the Pacific Ocean was discovered to be wet." - @CoryMonteith

Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy): "Prop 8 architects: Every civil rights battle is eventually won by the oppressed party. Save your hundred mil and buy some Bud platinum." - @SethMacFarlane

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

Ricki Lake: "No #prop8!!!! Yay for equality! :) :) :) Happy Dance! - @RickiLake

RuPaul: "Prop 8, sashay away. logo.to/wpZBQA" - @RuPaulsDragRace

Adam Shankman (director of Rock of Ages, Hairspray): "Courts just AGAIN declared Prop 8 unconstitutional...CUZ IT IS!!! Supreme court, here we come! Equality...is our birthright! Its about time!" - @adammshankman

Judd Apatow: "@jcolton: '@JuddApatow can you slow down on the muppet cause for about half an hour? we just got good news re Prop 8.' Awesome news!" - @JuddApatow

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