If you’ve noticed a lot of people on your Facebook feed changing their profile picture to that red equal sign, it’s because the Supreme Court is voting today and tomorrow on two important same-sex marriage cases that will set precedent for the future of national law. There’s a good rundown on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act, the two cases in question, and what the verdicts could mean here.
“Today, the Supreme court is hearing 1 of the most important cases in history, dont sleep on it #equalitymatters,” Bell tweeted.
Girls star and creator Lena Dunham joked
, “Would love to pop by Supreme Court & present a slideshow of all the gay people I know who are beautifully married .” She has recently said in an interview that she doesn’t want to get married until same-sex couples have the same rights.
Pretty Little Liars
star Lucy Hale
retweeted the following: “I’m a straight Christian woman who believes in gay marriage. Those two things are NOT mutually exclusive. Hoping for a historic day today!”
The other side of the fence hasn’t been too outspoken on social media today, as no one is reporting on celebrities supporting traditional marriage.