Supreme Court justices cautious on gay marriage Several appear wary of moving too fast on issue ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images Supporters of same-sex marriage gathered in front of the US Supreme Court on Tuesday. JIM LO SCALZO/EPA Gay rights supporters rallied outside the Supreme Court. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Gay marriage opponents also gathered outside the Supreme Court. Mark Wilson/Getty Images Andrea Grill (right) and Lee Ann Hopkins embraced after becoming engaged during a rally outside of the US Supreme Court. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images Many people slept in line outside the Supreme Court for days, hoping to get a seat inside the court room. JONATHAN ERNST/Reuters Tuesday's case is a challenge to California’s voter-approved ban of same-sex unions in 2008. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS Protesters in favor of California's gay marriage ban held a banner outside of the US Supreme Court. Win McNamee/Getty Images Many people gathered on the courthouse steps, holding signs promoting marriage equality. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images Opponents of same-sex marriage gathered on the National Mall Tuesday. JONATHAN ERNST/Reuters Same-sex marriage supporters held signs as they stood outside of the US Supreme Court in Washington.