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Photos: Same-sex marriage at a crossroads

Updated 3:42 PM ET, Tue April 2, 2013
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Supporters of same-sex marriage gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, March 26, in Washington. The justices heard arguments on California's Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage. Dozens of people camped out in hopes of attending the hearing, and rallies in support of same-sex marriage have been held throughout the country. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
Colorful beach chairs lined up by demonstrators sit in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, March 25, in Washington. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Supporters of same-sex marriage hold signs during a rally in support of marriage equality on March 25 in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Nikolas Lemos waves a rainbow flag during the March 25 rally in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Trey Allen yells into a bullhorn during the rally in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Ken Mauldin, left, hugs Larry Davanzo during the demonstration in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
A supporter of same-sex marriage passes out stickers in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Demonstrators carry flags through the streets of Chicago on March 25. Scott Olson/Getty Images
Gay rights activists gather on March 25 in Chicago. Scott Olson/Getty Images
Marriage equality supporters take part in a march in New York on Sunday, March 24. EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images
People move through the demonstration in New York on March 24. EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images
People rest in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on March 24 in the line for the hearing. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images