Modern Family, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet

Tuesday's federal court ruling throwing out California's Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot initiative that denied marriage rights to same-sex couples, led to an outpouring of celebratory tweets by celebrities. Check out our roundup of what they had to say:

"Today we took another step towards equality. #Prop8 was found unconstitutional again. I couldn't be happier" — Ellen DeGeneres

"#Prop8 served no purpose, & had no effect, other than to lessen the status & human dignity of gays & lesbians in CA the court said" — Jesse Tyler Ferguson

"How could you not want to see us tie the knot" — Eric Stonestreet (along with this photo)

"Are my ears hearing this correctly [sic]? If so my eyes are filling with tears of joy! thank you lord #Prop8IsUnconstitutional!" — Kelly Osbourne

"Woohoo!! Die Prop 8 Die!!!! 9th Circuit just ruled you unconstitutional. Next step Supreme Court!" — Olivia Wilde

"NOH8 NOH8 NOH8 NOH8!!!!! My dogs think im nuts for the NOH8 happy dance im doing right now" — Audra McDonald

"Prop 8 Verdict JUST in!!! The Ninth Circuit has ruled that California's Proposition 8 is unconstitutional!!!!!! http://perez.ly/zrVPi5 Yes!!!" — Perez Hilton

"Prop 8, sashay away. http://logo.to/wpZBQA" — RuPaul's Drag Race