Rainbow flags, prayers as US high court debates gay unions

Supporters of same-sex marriage gather outside the US Supreme Court waiting for its decision on April 28, 2014 in Washington, DCAmid rainbow flags and prayers, the US debate over gay marriage spilled into the sidewalk outside the Supreme Court Tuesday as justices inside heard arguments on whether such marriages should be allowed throughout the United States. The nine justices, who are due to decide in about two months whether to legalize gay marriage nationwide, “really hold our lives in their hands,” said Colleen Condon, who recently married another woman. The gay lawyer’s marriage is under appeal in the state.

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