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REPORTS: There Are Already Signs The Supreme Court Will Reject California's Gay Marriage Ban

• Business Insider

Early reports from the Supreme Court indicate that justices are asking some very skeptical questions about the arguments in favor of California's Proposition 8 ban on gay marriage.

From the Wall Street Journal:

Charles Cooper, the attorney representing Prop 8 backers, got less than a dozen words into his defense of traditional marriage before the Chief Justice John Roberts interrupted and asked him to address standing issues, and whether his clients even should be allowed to defend the 2008 California citizen initiative that banned gay marriage.

The WSJ also notes that Justice Anthony Kennedy cited 40,000 children who want their parents same-sex parents' rights protected.

"The voices of those children is important in this case, isn't it?" Kennedy asked Cooper.