WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — They mostly kept their distance, these supporters and opponents of gay marriage, as they massed Tuesday in front of the Supreme Court to proclaim with signs and slogans their conflicting views about the cutting-edge question before the justices.
People who favor legalizing same-sex marriage carried pictures of gay weddings and families and held signs that read “marriage is a constitutional right.” They waved American and rainbow flags, and one man in devil horns danced in pink heels and a rainbow tutu.
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Opponents, meanwhile, marched down a roadway in front of the court, hoisting placards including “Every child deserves a mom & dad” and “Vote for holy matrimony.”
Phil Kell, President of the Southern Baptist Foundation told KNX 1070’s Mike Landa he believes marriage is not about sex, but about children.