Breaking down the top Supreme Court arguments for and against same-sex marriage

This artist rendering shows former Michigan Solicitor General John Bursch defending state laws during the Supreme Court hearing on same-sex marriage, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Washington. Justice from left are, Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Antonin Scalia,, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Samuel Alito Jr. and Elena Kagan.

This artist rendering shows former Michigan Solicitor General John Bursch defending state laws during the Supreme Court hearing on same-sex marriage, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Washington. Justice from left are, Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Antonin Scalia,, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Samuel Alito Jr. and Elena Kagan. Dana Verkouteren, AP

What is the Supreme Court thinking about marriage?

Earlier this week they heard oral argument from same-sex couples, from the states that want to preserve their bans, and from the U.S. Government. And we can make a couple guesses about what’s going through their heads.

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