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

Find out what Kristen Bell, Ricky Martin and more are saying about the fight for same-sex unions

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    As the Supreme Court was hearing arguments Tuesday 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.

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    "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: "Every single American deserves to be treated equally in the eyes of the law." #marriageequality

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