Modern Family, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet 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!!!!!! Yes!!!" — Perez Hilton

"Prop 8, sashay away." — RuPaul's Drag Race