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Does the Constitution require states to allow same-sex marriages? The U.S. Supreme Court spending two-and-a-half hours considering that Tuesday.

FOX News Radio's Jared Halpern was inside the courtroom for the arguments:

A lot of attention given to Justice Anthony Kennedy, who authored the opinion two years ago striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act. Today , asking skeptical questions about states recognizing same-sex marriage.

(Justice Kennedy) "This definition has been with us for millenia. And it's very difficult for the Court to say, 'Oh well, we know better'."

Later, however, Kennedy casting doubt on whether biology alone compels a state to limit marriage.

(Justice Kennedy) "Same-sex couples say, 'Of course, we understand the nobility and the sacredness of marriage. And we know we can't procreate, but want the other attributes of it'."

The Court also must decide whether states must recognize same-sex marriages lawfully performed out of state.

In Washington, Jared Halpern, FOX News Radio.

( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

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