Social media wrap: Schwarzenegger, Newsom, Brown and others react to Prop. 8 ruling online
(This post will be updated throughout the day. Read the full text of the gay-marriage ruling here.)
villaraigosa (mayor of Los Angeles): Californians knows that marriage is a civil right, not a privilege. Love does not discriminate. #prop8
JerryBrown2010 (attorney general of California, Democratic nominee for governor): It's official! Great News for California! California gay marriage ban overturned!
GavinNewsom (mayor of San Francisco): The federal court has struck down Prop 8! A major victory for equal rights & for thousands of committed couples, families & friends in CA.
jaredpolis (Rep. Jared Polis of Colorado): Marriage re-legalized for all in CA!!!! http://bit.ly/9K2URV #no8
SenGillibrand (Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-N.Y.]): A true victory for #equality! V pleased Judge Walker has found #Prop8 to be unconstitutional.
SenatorPavley (Calif. state Sen. Fran Pavley): Judge strikes down discriminatory Prop 8! Congrats to Chad Griffin who skillfully and successfully fought for = justice under the law 4 all!
RepDianaDeGette (Rep. Colo.): I applaud California for upholding the rights of all Americans. A true victory for equality. http://bit.ly/afAsuz #prop8
RepMikeHonda (Rep. Calif.): Victory for equal rights, Judge overturns #Prop8 Gay Marriage Ban! "Moral disapproval alone is an improper basis on which to deny rights"
newtgingrich (Former House Speaker): My statement on the Prop 8 ruling in California: http://tinyurl.com/25nkh7w
PaulHodes (Rep. N.H.): The US District Court of Northern California's decision to strike down Proposition 8 is a huge win in our ongoing fight for equality #p2 #nh
annebgust (Anne Gust, wife of Calif. A.G. Jerry Brown): I'm proud my husband worked so hard to protect marriage for others, even though it took him 15 years to pop the question to me :)
-- Craig Howie
Photo: Associated Press