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:
Hell was reportedly mentioned:
A visitor who was in the court room said an elder man started shouting "You'll all burn in hell." Scalia joked that it was "refreshing."— Sabrina Siddiqui (@SabrinaSiddiqui) April 28, 2015
The Huffington Post’s Ryan Reilly has video of security reacting.
Security scrambles in at SCOTUS pic.twitter.com/fhULfwu9lk— Ryan J. Reilly (@ryanjreilly) April 28, 2015
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.