The Supreme Court declined to intervene in a case involving Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Vernon Hugh Bowman, who took his case to the Supreme Court, lives outside the small town of Sandborn, Ind. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer fell from his bike while riding along the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Friday. He underwent surgery for a fractured shoulder on Saturday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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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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From 'Morning Edition': Nina Totenberg previews Wednesday's case

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Outside the Supreme Court, The Arguments Continue

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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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From 'Morning Edition': Nina Totenberg reports

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Supreme Court OKs Discounted Resale Of 'Gray Market' Goods

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Farmer's Fight With Monsanto Reaches The Supreme Court

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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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'Roe V. Wade' Turns 40, But Abortion Debate Is Even Older

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