Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California's Prop 8 And Defense Of Marriage Act

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A Gay marriage supporter holds a placard at the US Supreme Court on... Photo d'actualitéCour Suprême des États-Unis,Haut-lieu touristique international,Horizontal,Minorité,Palais de justice,Pancarte de manifestation,Partisan,Questions sociales,Tenir,Washington DC,États-UnisPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Gay marriage supporter holds a placard at the US Supreme Court on March 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court, for the first time, takes up the delicate and divisive issue of gay marriage when the nine justices consider the legality of a California ballot initiative that limits marriage to opposite-sex couples. Wednesday, the court will consider the 1996 federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which limits the definition of marriage to opposite-sex couples. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)