A woman holds a Bible while standing in silent prayer on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 1, 2012, before the justices return to the bench for another term. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

A woman holds a Bible while standing in silent prayer on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 1, 2012, before the justices return to the bench for another term. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)