Supreme Court weighs gay marriage cases
The atmosphere outside is definitely more subdued than yesterday. In part, that's because there is no major contingent of gay marriage opponents. On Tuesday, thousands of opponents marched past a pro-gay marriage rally, leading to verbal confrontations and a lot of competing chants.
It's hard to estimate how many people are out here - maybe a thousand?
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