Members of the Circle of Protection gather before meeting with President Obama, Wednesday July 20, 2011. Courtesy of Bread for the World hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of Bread for the World

Bishop Harry R. Jackson Jr., left, prays with Jonathan Paul Ganucheau and Denise Buckbinder Ganucheau before performing a religious wedding ceremony that was part of a protest against the District of Columbia city council's approval of legislation recognizing same sex marriages performed in other states, in Washington, on Tuesday, May 5, 2009. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

itoggle caption Jacquelyn Martin/AP