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WASHINGTON (AP) — Excerpts from arguments before the Supreme Court on Tuesday about whether states must allow same-sex couples to marry and whether states must recognize gay marriages performed in other states:
Amid rainbow flags and prayers, the US debate over gay marriage spilled into the sidewalk outside the Supreme Court Tuesday as justices inside heard arguments on whether such marriages should be allowed throughout the United States. The nine justices, who are due to decide in about two months whether to legalize gay marriage nationwide, "really hold our lives in their hands," said Colleen Condon, who recently married another woman. The gay lawyer's marriage is under appeal in the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is tapping some of the biggest donors to her family's philanthropy for her presidential campaign, even as the charity is under scrutiny over its own fundraising practices.