This week the Supreme Court is weighing in on whether same sex couples have a constitutional right to marry.

Supporters of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender couples have been outside of the court to witness what could precipitate historic changes in how LGBT couples are treated under the law. Below you’ll find ten images highlighting some of powerful signs of protest outside the court. 


scotus-hearing-outside-6.jpg A mixed race couple once high school sweethearts now married, Kris White and Lyssa White, from Manassas, Virginia, kiss in front of the US Supreme Court protesting for marriage equality on Capitol Hill Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)



scotus-hearing-outside-5.jpg John Lewis (L) and Stuart Gaffney demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)



scotus-hearing-outside-4.jpg Eric Breese (L) of Rochester, New York, joins fellow George Washington University students outside Supreme Court. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)



scotus-hearing-outside-2.jpg Married couple Nathan Lents (L) and Oscar Cifuentes kiss in front of Westboro Baptist Church protesters, in front of the U.S. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

scotus-hearing-outside-7.jpg (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)



scotus-hearing-outside-10.jpg (Brett Davis/CC via Flickr)



scotus-hearing-outside-9.jpg (Brett Davis/CC via Flickr)



scotus-hearing-outside-3.jpg (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)



scotus-hearing-outside.jpg (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)



scotus-hearing-outside-8.jpg (Molly Riley/MCT via Getty Images)

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