Supreme Court considers gay marriage: The scene and key players

The Supreme Court this week heard arguments on California's Proposition 8, which bans gay marriage, and the Defense of Marriage Act, which denies federal spousal benefits to same-sex couples. The justices could rule narrowly or extend marriage rights nationwide. Here are images from the scene and some of the key players who took the stage as the cases unfolded. Timeline: Gay marriage across the U.S. | Full coverage: Prop. 8 | Cheat sheet: DOMA and Prop. 8
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