North Carolina became the 30th U.S. state to shut the door on gay marriage Tuesday after passing "Amendment One," a constitutional amendment that officially defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
Comedians, the majority of whom are firmly in support of gay marriage, were some of the quickest to react to the news, and there was no better outlet than Twitter to get some of those cathartic jokes out. Check out our favorite tweets about North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban, and don't forget to vote on your favorites!
And although Amendment One passed in North Carolina, supporters of gay marriage were able enjoy President Obama's official endorsement of same-sex marriage just a few hours later. Be sure to check out all the funniest tweets on Obama's endorsement.