SCOTUS circus: Westboro stupidity, dance parties and punches thrown!/Clarknt67/status/316549513181532160

#SCOTUS, #Prop8, #marriageequality, DOMA, AND Supreme Court trended on Twitter this morning as the Supreme Court prepared to hear same-sex marriage arguments. Thousands of people gathered outside of the Supreme Court, and naturally, everyone was on their best behavior and completely respectful of others.

Pro gay marriage advocates mix with Westboro Baptist protesters in front of Capitol #SCOTUS #prop8…

— Sarah Parnass (@WordsOfSarah) March 26, 2013

Westboro Baptist just showed up. #SCOTUS…

— Jason Smith (@FOXPhotog) March 26, 2013

Minutes before UFM rally at SCOTUS. Anti-equality protest interrupted by woman in devil drag #ufm…

— Peter Ames Carlin (@peteramescarlin) March 26, 2013

Dance party to “I’m Sexy and I know It” in front of SCOTUS. #gaymarriage…

— jennifer bendery (@jbendery) March 26, 2013

Nothing says “we’re taking this seriously” like Katy Perry songs.

Lots of people outside Supreme Court today, and lots of @katyperry music. #GayMarriage related arguments b4 #SCOTUS…

— Mike Levine (@MikeLevineFNC) March 26, 2013

PHOTO: A lot of emotion outside as #SCOTUS decides on #Prop8… – @kpfallon

— NewsBreaker (@NewsBreaker) March 26, 2013

Queen is dancing to Madonna for anti-gay marriage activists, one is standing w his back turned. #prop8 #scotus…

— Tim Eastman (@Tim_Eastman) March 26, 2013

Getting tense. Loud shouting as people stand face to face in opposing camps. Cops scrambling. #DOMA…

— jennifer bendery (@jbendery) March 26, 2013

Cop surrounded by screaming protesters in both camps just turned to me and said, “Nine years til retirement.” #DOMA

— jennifer bendery (@jbendery) March 26, 2013

At least one physical altercation reportedly occurred.

Just saw man draped in rainbow flag cold cock an anti-gay marriage protestor. #SCOTUS

— Matt Laslo (@MattLaslo) March 26, 2013

Just spoke to man in rainbow flag who punched NOM marcher in the face. He said the NOM marcher was hitting him in the stomach first.

— Chris Moody (@Chris_Moody) March 26, 2013

@salmontes it did indeed!

— Chris Moody (@Chris_Moody) March 26, 2013

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