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Activists Rally In Favor Of Same Sex Marriage In Chicago

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 25: Joi Abarintos participates in a rally in support of gay marriage March 25, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in two cases that could determine if states or the federal government can treat same-sex couples and those of the opposite sex differently when recognizing a marriage. The Illinois Senate has approved legislation that will legalize same-sex marriage in the state but it still has to be approved by the Illinois House and signed by Governor Pat Quinn, who has said he supports the legislation. If passed Illinois would become the tenth state to allow same-sex marriage. Thirty states have defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Same-sex marriage supporters rally in U.S.

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to debate two important motions pertaining to the recognition of same-sex marriages, supporters of gay marriage and equal rights rally across the country, including those camped out in front of the Supreme Court building in hopes of sitting in on the historic debate.