Prop 8 Debate At Supreme Court

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Justin Kenny of Akron Ohio holds a modified Stars and Stripes flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Anthony Robledo (L) and Sally Wilson yawn while holding a banner in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Banners are held up as people gatherin front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Banners are held up as people gatherin front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Hillary Trudell shows her support for gay marriage during a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: New York based drag performer Queen dances during a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Roni Bivera demonstrates during a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: David Gilchrest holds a copy of the lawsuit being heard today by the Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supporters of gay marriage gather in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. (AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad)
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Supporters of gay marriage gather in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Supporters of gay marriage gather in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. (AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Andrea Grill (R) and Lee Ann Hopkins (L), from Alexandria VA. embrace after becoming engaged during a rally outside of the U.S Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supporters of same-sex marriage gather in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad
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Supporters of same-sex marriage gather in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Supporters of same-sex marriage gather in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad
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Hollingsworth v. Perry Plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier head for the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Hollingsworth v. Perry Plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier (back) and Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo (front) preapre to leave for the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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People line up in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Anti-gay protesters display placards in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: David Elizondo (R) gets a kiss from a friend in front of protesters against gay marriage during a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Protesters for and against gay marriage rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage converge in front of the US Supreme Court as the March for Marriage arrives at the court in Washington,DC on March 26, 2013. The court is hearing arguments on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
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Opponents of same-sex marriage pass the US Supreme Court during the March for Marriage in Washington,DC on March 26, 2013 as the court hears arguments on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: New York based drag performer Queen dances during a rally while surrounded by protesters from the conservative Westboro Baptist Church in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Alex Wilson, of Los Angeles, California, watches a rally from across the street in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Members of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization shout anti gay marriage slogans outside the US Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Jodie Denney, a firefighter from Seattle, Washington, demonstrates in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Supporters of Proposition 8 demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Pro gay marriage activists shout slogans as they march on the US Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
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Pro-gay marriage activists shout slogans against anti-gay activists(R) they march on the US Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
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Same-sex marriage supporters shout slogans in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The US Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the emotionally charged issue of gay marriage as it considers arguments that it should make history and extend equal rights to same-sex couples. Waving US and rainbow flags, hundreds of gay marriage supporters braved the cold to rally outside the court along with a smaller group of opponents, some pushing strollers. Some slept outside in hopes of witnessing the historic hearing. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Same-sex marriage supporters shout slogans in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The US Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the emotionally charged issue of gay marriage as it considers arguments that it should make history and extend equal rights to same-sex couples. Waving US and rainbow flags, hundreds of gay marriage supporters braved the cold to rally outside the court along with a smaller group of opponents, some pushing strollers. Some slept outside in hopes of witnessing the historic hearing. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Same-sex marriage supporters shout slogans in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The US Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the emotionally charged issue of gay marriage as it considers arguments that it should make history and extend equal rights to same-sex couples. Waving US and rainbow flags, hundreds of gay marriage supporters braved the cold to rally outside the court along with a smaller group of opponents, some pushing strollers. Some slept outside in hopes of witnessing the historic hearing. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Same-sex marriage supporters shout slogans in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The US Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the emotionally charged issue of gay marriage as it considers arguments that it should make history and extend equal rights to same-sex couples. Waving US and rainbow flags, hundreds of gay marriage supporters braved the cold to rally outside the court along with a smaller group of opponents, some pushing strollers. Some slept outside in hopes of witnessing the historic hearing. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Same-sex marriage supporters shout slogans in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Same-sex marriage supporters shout slogans in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The US Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the emotionally charged issue of gay marriage as it considers arguments that it should make history and extend equal rights to same-sex couples. Waving US and rainbow flags, hundreds of gay marriage supporters braved the cold to rally outside the court along with a smaller group of opponents, some pushing strollers. Some slept outside in hopes of witnessing the historic hearing. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Same-sex marriage supporters shout slogans in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage converge in front of the US Supreme Court as the March for Marriage arrives at the court in Washington,DC on March 26, 2013. The court is hearing arguments on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
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A same-sex marriage supporter (L) and their opponent (R) scuffle during a demonstration in front of the US Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The US Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the emotionally charged issue of gay marriage as it considers arguments that it should make history and extend equal rights to same-sex couples. Waving US and rainbow flags, hundreds of gay marriage supporters braved the cold to rally outside the court along with a smaller group of opponents, some pushing strollers. Some slept outside in hopes of witnessing the historic hearing. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Pro and anti gay marriage activists shout slogans in front of the US Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
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"Queen" a pro gay marriage activist, poses with friends while marchinn in front of the US Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Same-sex marriage takes center stage at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices begin hearing oral arguments on the emotionally-charged issue that has split the nation. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: A U.S. Capitol Police officer stands guard as protesters on both sides of the gay marriage issue gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Plaintiffs Paul Katami (R) and Jeff Zarillo (L) leave the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Protesters on both sides of the gay marriage issue gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Protesters on both sides of the gay marriage issue gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Plaintiff couple Sandy Steier (L) and Kris Perry hold hands after attending oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Plaintiffs Paul Katami (R) and Jeff Zarillo leave the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: (L-R) Attorney David Boies, plaintiff couples Sandy Steier, Kris Perry, Paul Katami, Jeff Zarillo and attorney Ted Olson leave the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Plaintiff couple Sandy Steier (R) and Kris Perry talk to reporters after oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Supporters of Proposition 8 demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Maggie George demostrates with picture of her family stuck to her back during a protest in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: An equal rights supporter waves a flag during demonstration in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Equal rights supporters demonstratie in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Equal rights supporters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Equal rights supporters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Equal rights supporters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Partners Vivian Kinney (C) and Patricia Lilly (R), from Akron, Ohio, watch a rally from across the street in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Same-sex marriage supporters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Equal rights supporters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Same-sex marriage supporters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Lawyers who argued in support of Proposition 8 wait to speak with the media in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Lawyers who argued in opposition of Proposition 8 speak with the media in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: John Lewis (L) and Stuart Gaffney demonstrate during a rally in favor of equal marriage rights in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Plaintiff attorneys David Boies (L) and Ted Olson talk to the media after oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Plaintiff couple Kris Perry (C) and Sandy Steier (R) talk to the media with attorney David Boies (L), after oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Plaintiff Sandy Steier talks to the media after oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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