WASHINGTON — Crowds are gathering outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday morning ahead of two gay marriage decisions.
One person held a rainbow flag and another wrapped himself in a rainbow shawl, and a number of people carried signs with messages including “2 moms make a right” and “‘I Do’ Support Marriage Equality.”
Thirty-four-year-old Ian Holloway of Los Angeles got to the court around 7 a.m. Holloway said he and his partner had planned to get married in March but when the justices decided to hear the case involving California’s ban on gay marriage they pushed back their date.
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He said, “We have rings ready. We’re ready to go as soon as the decision comes down.” Holloway said he was optimistic the justices would strike down Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in California.
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