By Jericka Duncan
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — They say they’re fighting for marriage equality.READ MORE: 2 Suspects In Custody For Deadly Beating Outside Pat's Steaks In South Philadelphia
Protesters rallied in D.C on the same day that the Supreme Court listened to arguments on whether California’s Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage is constitutional.
“When you’re grown, you do as you feel,” said Gail Campbell of Wilmington. “I don’t have a problem with it.”
Right now, nine states have legalized same-sex marriage. Delaware Governor Jack Markell says Delaware could be number ten.READ MORE: Man Shot Multiple Times, Killed In Philadelphia's Strawberry Mansion Neighborhood, Police Say
“Our legislative session ends in June,” said Gov. Markell. “I’d say at this point, there’s a good chance a bill will hit my desk. I can’t be certain with how the legislation goes.”
In 2011, Gov. Markell signed the Civil Union and Equality Act into law, giving same-sex couples the same rights as those who are married.
“It’s a full indication, in terms of the court of law, that you are treated exactly the same as everybody else,” he says.
While the public’s opinion about same-sex marriage has changed over the years, there are still a number of people who believe marriage should be between a man and a woman.MORE NEWS: Camden Men, Paul Rodgers & Kamau Bradshaw, Charged For Allegedly Robbing 2 South Jersey Gas Stations
“I think it’s an abomination of the body that God gave you,” said Barbara Drake. “It’s abusive, it’s not natural, it’s just — so many things wrong with it, to me.”