Demonstrators gathered again outside the Supreme Court Wednesday as the time approached for another case to be heard about issues related to same-sex marriage. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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An artist's sketch of the scene inside the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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A member of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization (right) is confronted by a pro-gay-marriage activist outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The line was long Tuesday outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., as spectators came to hear the oral arguments about California's Proposition 8. Jonathan Ernst /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Some have been lined up for days — including during Monday's snow and rain — to insure they'll be inside the Supreme Court when the justices hear oral arguments about two laws involving same-sex marriage. Jonathan Ernst /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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People stand in line outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Forty years after Roe v. Wade --€” and nearly 50 years after the start of efforts toward legalizing abortion €-- the debate still carries on, with younger generations ready to take up the cause for both sides. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Jim Lo Scalzo /EPA /Landov hide caption

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Judge Robert Bork in September 1987, at the Senate hearing on his nomination to the Supreme Court. Charles Tasnadi/AP hide caption

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In June, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was making the case for the repeal of the administration's health law. With his defeat, the law is looking secure. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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