Things Got Wild At The Gay Marriage Rally [PHOTOS]

Supreme Court gay marriage protestAnti-Proposition 8 protesters are shadowed by a rainbow banner in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, March 26, 2013.

The Supreme Court heard arguments today in the first of two historic gay marriage cases, Hollingsworth v. Perry, the challenge to California’s Proposition 8 ban on gay marriage.

Pro- and anti-gay marriage groups crowded outside the court, and spectators lined up for days in freezing temperatures in hopes of snagging one of the few public tickets to seats inside the court.

Photographers and reporters even spotted actor and director Rob Reiner, who’s one of the founders of the American Foundation for Equal Rights¬†and a longtime supporter of same-sex marriage.

A coalition of more than 100 pro-gay marriage groups known as United for Marriage rallied on the sidewalk on First Street Northeast. And their anti-gay marriage rivals, the Christian conservative National organisation for Marriage, marched to the Supreme Court and held a rally on the National Mall.

These are people who braved the winter weather Monday to hold their place in line to get tickets for the oral arguments.

People line up on the sidewalk to get tickets for seats inside the court early this morning.

These are the plaintiffs in Hollingsworth v. Perry, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, as they stand outside the National Archives on March 25.

Gay marriage supporters hold signs outside the court early this morning.

Actor and director Rob Reiner, one of the founders of the American Foundation for Equal Rights, has his tie adjusted early this morning while he waits for oral arguments and rallies to start.

Anti-Proposition 8 demonstrators are shadowed by a rainbow banner in front of the Supreme Court.

Gay couples and their children hold signs outside the court earlier this morning in support of defeating DOMA.

A protester who said his name was Qween Amar frolics with another pro-gay marriage protester in the early morning hours before arguments for Hollingsworth v. Perry started.

Anti-gay marriage demonstrators hold signs with religious messages outside the court.

A gay married couple enthusiastically joins the pro-gay marriage protests.

Protester Qween Amar, dressed in a devil outfit and tutu, campaigns for gay marriage outside the court.

The crowd outside the court began to get restless as reports trickled out that the justices might not rule on gay marriage at all.

Anti-gay marriage protesters march near the Supreme Court.

More supporters of traditional marriage demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court during oral arguments.

Anti-gay marriage protesters (L) try to convince Proposition 8 opponents (R) to get out of the way of their march in front of the U.S. Supreme Court

David Elizondo (R) gets a kiss from a friend in front of protesters against gay marriage.

A policeman herds anti-gay marriage protesters in front of the Supreme Court.

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