A protester holds up a placard during a rally on the steps of City Hall in Austin in 2005 to oppose a state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, which ultimately passed. The Supreme Court could overrule that amendment in its closely watched ruling on gay marriage. Photo by Peter A. Silva/Reuters.
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AUSTIN — Texas joins a handful of states, including Alabama, Michigan and Louisiana, that are considering legislation that would throw up roadblocks to gay marriage in apparent anticipation of the Supreme Court ruling.