Windsor and Perry: Twitter reactions
After weeks of waiting, the Court finally issued its decisions today in United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry, the challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8. Whether in the crowd outside the Court or at home, Americans everywhere took to Twitter to share their views on marriage:
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 26, 2013
My thoughts on the SCOTUS ruling that determined that same sex marriage is okay: "Jesus wept."
— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) June 26, 2013
— Jerry Brown (@JerryBrownGov) June 26, 2013
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) June 26, 2013
As cosponsor of bill 2 repeal DOMA & in 12th state in U.S. to guarantee marriage equality, today's SCOTUS decisions continues the momentum!
— Amy Klobuchar (@amyklobuchar) June 26, 2013
We will work to restore clear marriage policy at the national level and get our laws defended at every level. http://t.co/ImUT4MKJO9
— Jim DeMint (@JimDeMint) June 26, 2013
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— Jen (@jenrnewton) June 26, 2013
Bill Clinton, your statement on SCOTUS striking down #DOMA should be: "Thank you Pres. Obama for cleaning up another one of my messes."
— Nerdy Wonka (@NerdyWonka) June 26, 2013
— Rick Cervantes (@mistercervantes) June 26, 2013
Cuz it took so long. RT @govmikehuckabee: My thoughts on the SCOTUS ruling that determined that same sex marriage is okay: "Jesus wept."
— Melissa Lynch (@LissaLynch) June 26, 2013
It has taken me ALL day to figure out what SCOTUS means. Probably a good thing I'm not American eh?
— Becca Masters (@Becca_Masters) June 26, 2013
— Wayward Prophet (@jaykelly26) June 26, 2013
What a birthday! Stonewall was happening during my birthday & today SCOTUS makes my #GayMarriage w/ Fed recognition possible. Quite a day!
— Doug van Dyke (@oberon60657) June 26, 2013
I'd wager that pro-DOMA folks are also pro-states' rights folks with no clue that the Windsor decision is a pro-states' rights opinion.
— Megann McManus (@mcmegann) June 26, 2013
— SomethingToNoshOn (@NoshingtonDC) June 26, 2013
— Doug Davis (@DJD) June 26, 2013
— Alex Kirschner (@AKirschner) June 26, 2013
— Pope Corky the IX (@PopeCorkytheIX) June 26, 2013
— Julie Braga (@bragamom) June 26, 2013
Is it weird if I exclusively buy wedding gifts from the Scotus Blog apparel store from now on? http://t.co/IxltqdnQoc
— Lauren Schuker Blum (@laurensblum) June 26, 2013
Scalia's dissent criticizes the majority for overruling the people, and in the next breath tells us what the founders were thinking. #SCOTUS
— Ciaran Delargy (@CiaranDelargy) June 26, 2013
— Amber Benson (@amber_benson) June 26, 2013
— Chad Harris (@WaywardChad) June 26, 2013
To those saying that today the Supreme Court overruled God: God loves everyone. Period. Today, #SCOTUS overruled hate.
— Katie Anderson (@Kdidd) June 26, 2013
— Anthony Zurcher (@awzurcher) June 26, 2013
The SCOTUS has been legislating since 1800 but they are now out of hand! W/ bobo ignoring them, Congress is becoming insignificant!
— Steve Veling (@steveveling) June 26, 2013
One of the lessons of the SCOTUS rulings is to not get mad if the administration defends a law you hate. They might have to to get a ruling
— Lou Franco (@loufranco) June 26, 2013
Seems to me the SCOTUS decisions on gay marriage basically say – keep the Feds out of it. If so, not an unreasonable position, I think.
— Curtice Mang (@curticemang) June 26, 2013
People that thought DOMA would stand had to realize how SCOTUS was going to rule when Roberts entered the chamber in a sequin covered robe
— S.M (@redsteeze) June 26, 2013
Paul Katami just proposed to Jeff Zarillo on the steps of SCOTUS. Because he can. A great day for equality. #marriageequality
— Kelli Midgley (@Kellibiggs) June 26, 2013
These 5-4 SCOTUS votes are heart wrenching: destroying rights for some Americas one day, restoring them for others the next.
— Sean Steele (@Steele_Sean) June 26, 2013
BIG sigh of relief to know that should the Girl and I get married, she'll be taken care of when I pass. Thank you, #SCOTUS!
— Phrogie (@Phrogie) June 26, 2013
The battle now turns to defending religious liberty. The DOMA ruling is the greatest threat to the 1st Amendment in history.
— Bryan Fischer (@BryanJFischer) June 26, 2013
Thank you to Edith Windsor&Thea Spyer, Kristin Perry&Sandra Stier, Paul Katami&Jeffrey Zarrillo, and everyone else who's worked for this day
— Will Portman (@wdportman) June 26, 2013
Recommended Citation: Dan Stein, Windsor and Perry: Twitter reactions, SCOTUSblog (Jun. 26, 2013, 1:30 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2013/06/windsor-and-perry-twitter-reactions/