Ellen: “Saddened Beyond Belief”

The AP reports that Ellen DeGeneres says she is "saddened beyond belief" by the decision by California voters to pass a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.

She expressed bittersweet feelings on the election.

She "like millions of Americans, felt like we had taken a giant step toward equality" by electing Barack Obama as president.

With the passage of Proposition 8, "we took a giant step away," she said.

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