Protests outside Prop 8 court hearing

Billy Bradford, foreground, holds up a rainbow flag and an American flag in front of opponents of gay marriage across the street from the courthouse before a hearing in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, in San Francisco. The federal appeals court in San Francisco plans to hear two hours of arguments Monday about the voter-approved ban known as Proposition 8. A trial court judge overturned the measure as a violation of gay Californians' civil rights in August. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
December 6, 2010 6:55:33 PM PST