Reactions to same-sex SCOTUS rulings
Today, the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, and ruled that Proposition 8 defenders do not have the legal right to defend the law in court. Here are some Twitter reactions to the rulings.
- President Obama calls the couple who brought the case against California's Proposition 8:
- Reactions in front of the Supreme Court:
- Reaction from a reporter at the Guardian:
- — Karen McVeigh (@karenmcveigh1)Wed, Jun 26 2013 07:14:49
- The leading Democratic candidate for governor in Michigan reacts:
- — Mark Schauer (@MarkSchauer)Wed, Jun 26 2013 07:42:06This ruling is an important step towards #marriageequality. Now it's time to make Michigan a more welcoming place to same-sex couples. -MS
- Google is showing their support, just search for the word "gay" on Google and you'll see.
- — David Shepardson (@davidshepardson)Wed, Jun 26 2013 07:58:01Both Michigan senators @SenCarlLevin and Spence Abraham voted in favor of #DOMA in 1996 http://senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=104&session=2&vote=00280 …/LI… …
- — Donna Brazile (@donnabrazile)Wed, Jun 26 2013 07:24:08According to Washington Post/ABC poll, 58% of Americans support marriage equality nationwide, including 81% of voters under 30.
- — Dan Savage (@fakedansavage)Wed, Jun 26 2013 07:33:45While we celebrate the DOMA & Prop 8 decisions—and we have cause to celebrate—let's recall what SCOTUS did yesterday to voting rights. #VRA
- — Interfaith Alliance (@intrfthalliance)Wed, Jun 26 2013 07:34:04
- — MiLove (@miloveourmi)Wed, Jun 26 2013 07:29:37
Did you find this story interesting? Be the first to like or comment.