Gay Rights Victory! Bachelor Nation Reacts to DOMA and Prop 8 Defeat
Love is in the air, and not just on The Bachelorette! On June 26, the United States Supreme Court officially ruled Prop 8 unconstitutional, therefore returning the right for same-sex couples in California to get married.
GLAAD reported the news early Wednesday morning, adding that the Supreme Court has also ruled the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. This means that nationwide, same-sex couples who are legally married will be entitled to the same federal protections — health insurance, Social Security, and retirement savings — as heterosexual couples.
A number of familiar faces from Bachelor Nation have already taken to Twitter to share their reaction to the news. Ali Fedotowsky, who lives in California, tweeted: