Washington (CNN) - The meaning of marriage.
It's an issue that does not get more basic, yet the complexity surrounding the legal, social, and political implications of expanding that right to gays and lesbians is now squarely before the Supreme Court.
The justices launch an epic public dialogue on Tuesday when they hear oral arguments in the first of two appeals to state and federal laws restricting same-sex marriage. The second round will be on Wednesday.
This morning on "Early Start," CNN's Shannon Travis looks at three possible outcomes in the case before the Supreme Court.