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U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On Pending Cases...WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: A police officer asks gay marriage advocate David Baker for a photo ID as he holds a pro gay marriage sign in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building June 24, 2013 in Washington DC. The high court may rule on Hollingsworth v. Perry which challeges California's Proposition 8, a ban on same sex marriage.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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A police officer asks gay marriage advocate David Baker for a photo ID as he holds a pro gay marriage sign in front of the US Supreme Court building on Monday in Washington. The high court may rule on Hollingsworth v Perry which challeges California’s Proposition 8, a ban on same sex marriage. Read more

Two girls kiss on April 23, 2013 during a pro gay marriage gathering called by the "oui , oui, oui" (yes, yes, yes) movement outside the French national assembly in Paris. France's lower house National Assembly today adopted a bill legalising same-sex marriages and adoptions for gay couples, defying months of opposition protests.

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Two girls kiss during a pro gay marriage gathering called by the “oui , oui, oui” (yes, yes, yes) movement outside the French national assembly in Paris. France’s lower house National Assembly tuesday adopted a bill legalising same-sex marriages and adoptions for gay couples, defying months of opposition protests.