Gay rights supporters celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington on June 26, 2013, after the court struck down a federal provision denying benefits to legally married gay couples. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Gay rights supporters celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington on June 26, 2013, after the court struck down a federal provision denying benefits to legally married gay couples. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)