Article Photos: Supreme Court will hear same-sex marriage cases 10/10

Sarah, left, and Melissa Adams show off the first same-sex marriage license approved at the Whatcom County Auditor's Office at the Whatcom County Courthouse in Bellingham, Wash., on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, on the first day the state's law legalizing gay marriage goes into effect.(AP Photo/The Bellingham Herald, Philip A. Dwyer)