10 Worst Twitter Reactions to the Supreme Court's Rulings On DOMA and Prop 8

On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court issued two major rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Proposition 8. Both rulings are seen as victories for the marriage equality movement.

Millions of people took to Twitter in support of the decisions. Millions of others voiced their disapproval with the courts rulings. From the rude, to the hypocritical to the downright homophobic, here are the 10 worst Twitter reactions to the rulings:

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From the classy.

2.

To the flawed slippery slope argument. 

3.

To the man who signed it into law.

4.

To the outright ridiculous. 

5.

To those trying to stir up trouble.

6.

Polygamy? 

7.

"Equal protection" for bestiality and pedophillia? Really?

8.

I don't think anyone else brought up dogs.

9.

The list of bad reactions goes on.

10.

Finally, I present you with the most confusing and vulgar tweet of the day. Courtesy of the Westboro Baptist Chruch.

 

 

11. Bonus Tweets:

Here are the tweets from six Democrats who voted for DOMA who are now cheering its overturning: 

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Benjamin Fogel

Benjamin Fogel is a Sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania's College of Arts and Sciences and intends to earn bachelor's degrees in History and Psychology. He has a special interest in the shaping and implementation of U.S. public policy, and the history and application of the Fourth Amendment. He recently worked in Geneva, Switzerland, monitoring the 26th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, where he testified on the human rights situation in the Republic of Belarus (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZiSMkpxGZA). He currently sits on the editorial board for Penn Political Review and writes for The Statesman.

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