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<p>Michael Knaapen (L) and his husband John Becker, both of Wisconsin, react to the 5-4 ruling striking down as unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act outside the Supreme Court, June 26, 2013.  REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan</p>

Michael Knaapen (L) and his husband John Becker, both of Wisconsin, react to the 5-4 ruling striking down as unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act outside the Supreme Court, June 26, 2013. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

Michael Knaapen (L) and his husband John Becker, both of Wisconsin, react to the 5-4 ruling striking down as unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act outside the Supreme Court, June 26, 2013. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

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<p>Kristin Perry (L) and Sandra Stier arrive for an expected decision in their case challenging the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage outside the Supreme Court, June 26, 2013. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan</p>

Kristin Perry (L) and Sandra Stier arrive for an expected decision in their case challenging the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage outside the Supreme Court, June 26, 2013. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

Kristin Perry (L) and Sandra Stier arrive for an expected decision in their case challenging the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage outside the Supreme Court, June 26, 2013. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

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<p>Chase Hardin (L) and Sam Knode (2nd L) join gay marriage supporters and court watchers outside the court building in Washington, June 25, 2013.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

Chase Hardin (L) and Sam Knode (2nd L) join gay marriage supporters and court watchers outside the court building in Washington, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Chase Hardin (L) and Sam Knode (2nd L) join gay marriage supporters and court watchers outside the court building in Washington, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>Onlookers applaud as a news assistant sprints out of the Supreme Court to deliver copies of the court's rulings to news crews, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

Onlookers applaud as a news assistant sprints out of the Supreme Court to deliver copies of the court's rulings to news crews, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Onlookers applaud as a news assistant sprints out of the Supreme Court to deliver copies of the court's rulings to news crews, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>News microphones wait to capture reactions from Supreme Court rulings outside the court in Washington, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

News microphones wait to capture reactions from Supreme Court rulings outside the court in Washington, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

News microphones wait to capture reactions from Supreme Court rulings outside the court in Washington, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>A news assistant sprints out of the U.S. Supreme Court to deliver copies of the court's rulings to news crews outside the court building in Washington, June 25, 2013.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst    (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW MEDIA)</p>

A news assistant sprints out of the U.S. Supreme Court to deliver copies of the court's rulings to news crews outside the court building in Washington, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW MEDIA)

A news assistant sprints out of the U.S. Supreme Court to deliver copies of the court's rulings to news crews outside the court building in Washington, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW MEDIA)

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<p>Interns from the NAACP hold signs as civil rights experts speak to reporters after the Supreme Court struck down part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, June 25, 2013. 
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Interns from the NAACP hold signs as civil rights experts speak to reporters after the Supreme Court struck down part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Interns from the NAACP hold signs as civil rights experts speak to reporters after the Supreme Court struck down part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>A news assistant sprints out of the U.S. Supreme Court to deliver copies of the court's rulings to news crews outside the court building in Washington, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

A news assistant sprints out of the U.S. Supreme Court to deliver copies of the court's rulings to news crews outside the court building in Washington, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A news assistant sprints out of the U.S. Supreme Court to deliver copies of the court's rulings to news crews outside the court building in Washington, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>Gay marriage supporter Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag outside the court building in Washington, June 24, 2013.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

Gay marriage supporter Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag outside the court building in Washington, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Gay marriage supporter Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag outside the court building in Washington, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>Jeff Zarrillo (2nd L) and Paul Katami (C), plaintiffs in the case against California's gay marriage ban known as Prop 8, smile at reporters as they depart after the Supreme Court's rulings did not yet include their case in Washington, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

Jeff Zarrillo (2nd L) and Paul Katami (C), plaintiffs in the case against California's gay marriage ban known as Prop 8, smile at reporters as they depart after the Supreme Court's rulings did not yet include their case in Washington, June 24, 2013....more

Jeff Zarrillo (2nd L) and Paul Katami (C), plaintiffs in the case against California's gay marriage ban known as Prop 8, smile at reporters as they depart after the Supreme Court's rulings did not yet include their case in Washington, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>A television news producer sprints down the steps from the Supreme Court building with their printed rulings in cases heard earlier this year in Washington, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

A television news producer sprints down the steps from the Supreme Court building with their printed rulings in cases heard earlier this year in Washington, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A television news producer sprints down the steps from the Supreme Court building with their printed rulings in cases heard earlier this year in Washington, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>Court watchers and reporters wait outside the Supreme Court building for news of their rulings in cases heard earlier this year in Washington, June 24, 2013.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst</p>

Court watchers and reporters wait outside the Supreme Court building for news of their rulings in cases heard earlier this year in Washington, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Court watchers and reporters wait outside the Supreme Court building for news of their rulings in cases heard earlier this year in Washington, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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