Marriage Equality: Celebs Weigh In on Prop 8 Debate at the Supreme Court


As the Supreme Court was hearing arguments this morning on Prop 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, Hollywood celebs were feverishly weighing in on the debate through social media.

Not only have bold-faced names like Kate Walsh, Padma Lakshmi and Lance Bass changed their profile pics on Facebook to a red version of the Human Rights Campaign logo, but #marriageequality and #prop8 have been trending on Twitter since the early morning.

"today, the Supreme court is hearing 1 of the most important cases in history," Kristen Bell tweeted. "dont sleep on it #equalitymatters."

Here are more of your fave celebs and their marriage equality tweets…

Ricky Martin Supreme Court #SCOTUS #Prop8 #UnitedForMarriage #Time4Marriage #loveconquershate #OneDadAndOneMomisOK #TwoDadsIsOK @TwoMomsIsOK

Seth MacFarlane Supreme Court, stop acting like cowards. Now IS the time for a broad ruling to make the leap into the 20th century. --Sincerely, the 21st.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson History in the making: @AFER ‘s Olson and Boies arrive at @SCOTUS. @MarriageEquality.

Chelsea Clinton Eagerly awaiting news from today's Supreme Court hearing on @Prop8. #UnitedForMarriage

Barack Obama RT if you agree. #MarriageEquality

Evan Rachel Wood Separation of church and state. Period. #marriageequality

Sophia Bush People who hide hate & excuses 4 inequality behind God r missing the point of faith entirely. @EqualityMatters

Kevin McHale #marriageequality #equality #supremecourt

Katie Couric A historic day as @scotus hears case on Prop 8! We look at what it means for gay families in America on @KatieShow

Andy Cohen: All eyes on #SCOTUS - today is about equality! Overturn this hateful #prop8 !

Alyssa Milano Changed my profile picture and header in support of marriage equality. Feel free to do the same!

Ryan Murphy A very exciting day. #federalequality

Russell Simmons I hope that the Supreme Court stands on the right-side of history today by acknowledging marriage equality for all.

Barack Obama: RT if you stand with same-sex couples around the country fighting for the right to marry who they love.