The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is hearing some potentially historic arguments Tuesday (March 26) and Wednesday (March 27), when the nine justices take on California’s Prop 8, a ban on gay marriage, and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Protesters on both sides of the gay marriage issue have already taken up their places outside the high court building, with people wanting to sit in on the arguments lining up outside since last Thursday.
Opponents of gay marriage are calling their demonstration the “March for Marriage,” which, according to their website, is “organized by the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) alongside a broad coalition of pro-family organizations.” The March for Marriage encourages men to wear blue, women to wear red and children to wear white.
Above, watch a live stream of speakers and demonstrators and below, check out these photos of the people marching, chanting and holding signs. SCOTUS will hear the arguments this week, but its rulings will not be handed down until June.