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Audio: Older Gentleman Shouting About Hell Interrupts Supreme Court Gay Marriage Arguments

Update, 12:50 p.m.: Here’s audio of the incident.

Original post, 11:28 a.m.: The highly anticipated oral arguments in the Supreme Court same-sex marriage case of Obergefell v. Hodges began Tuesday and were quickly interrupted by what is known in the business as “an old crank.” From the Wall Street Journal:

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Hell was reportedly mentioned:

The Huffington Post’s Ryan Reilly has video of security reacting.

Proceedings seem to have proceeded smoothly since the incident. Arguments began about 10 a.m. and will take about two and a half hours plus an intermission.