Celebrities are voicing their thoughts as the United States Supreme Court hears arguments on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage.
On Tuesday, the Court heard arguments from both sides, with two California couples saying the ban violates the Constitution’s equal protection clause, while defenders of the ban argue that states should be able to decide for themselves whether they will permit gay marriage.
The hearing will continue on Wednesday.
See what stars are saying about the historical case here:
Barack Obama: RT if you agree. #MarriageEquality
Kristen Bell: today, the Supreme court is hearing 1 of the most important cases in history. dont sleep on it #equalitymatters
Sophia Bush: People who hide hate & excuses 4 inequality behind God r missing the point of faith entirely. @EqualityMatters
Ricky Martin: Supreme Court #SCOTUS #Prop8 #UnitedForMarriage #Time4Marriage #loveconquershate #OneDadAndOneMomisOK #TwoDadsIsOK @TwoMomsIsOK”
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!
Russell Simmons: I hope that the Supreme Court stands on the right-side of history today by acknowledging marriage equality for all.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson: History in the making: @AFER ‘s Olson and Boies arrive at @SCOTUS. @MarriageEquality.
Cooper Hefner: Ignorance isn’t always bliss. Lets hope the United States Supreme Court can remind us that seperate but equal has never worked. #prop8
Chelsea Clinton: Eagerly awaiting news from today’s Supreme Court hearing on @Prop8. #UnitedForMarriage