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In a major victory for equal rights, the Supreme Court this week, struck down the Defense of Marriage Act by a vote of 5-4, while also dismissing Prop 8, making gay marriage legal again in California and firmly planting a federal stance on the issue. Here's a round-up of some of the best tweets following this monumental decision.
Published June 26, 2013 More Info »

As we celebrate today, let's spare a warm thought for our opponents, who have lost absolutely nothing. #DOMA — Dave Holmes (@DaveHolmes) June 26, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court exercises common sense — Sam Grittner (@SamGrittner) June 26, 2013

Supreme Court kills homophobic DOMA, outraging millions of homophobic followers of noted non-homophobe Jesus. — John Fugelsang (@JohnFugelsang) June 26, 2013

SCOTUS has sure come a long way since, oh I dunno, YESTERDAY. — Aparna Nancherla (@aparnapkin) June 26, 2013

Now Scalia can LEGALLY go fuck himself. — Jess Dweck (@TheDweck) June 26, 2013

DOMA and Prop 8 should get married. — Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers) June 26, 2013

In back-to-back decisions, #SCOTUS has decided that gays are entitled to the same rights as bigots. — Benari (@BenariLee) June 26, 2013

It's kinda weird that Justice Scalia's dissenting argument in the DOMA ruling uses the word "throbbing" 74 times. — Alex Blagg (@alexblagg) June 26, 2013

Can we reinstate the ban on gay marriage just so Ryan Seacrest is never happy? — Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) June 26, 2013

Just when you think the Supreme Court is irredeemable, they do something like this and totally make a more nuanced narrative of themselves. — Johnny McNulty (@JohnnyMcNulty) June 26, 2013

This is truly an historic day. Never before & never again will so many men be this excited about getting married. #Scotus — Danny Zuker (@DannyZuker) June 26, 2013

Rick Santorum currently flipping through a gay bridal magazine, begging the Supreme Court to please stop him. — Chase Mitchell (@ChaseMit) June 26, 2013

A friend just asked me what DOMA stood for. I said, 'nothing'. — Jason Jones (@jonesinforjason) June 26, 2013

Now that we've legalized gay marriage, lets please legalize murder for NFL players. — Neal Brennan (@nealbrennan) June 26, 2013

.@ChickfilA Any specials today? — rob delaney (@robdelaney) June 26, 2013