If they care about the principles they have fought for, they need to step down while they can be replaced by justices who will continue the fight.
Lifetime tenure encourages behavior that isn’t ideal for an institution like the court.
Not a bad short term outcome, but the major ideological battle remains unresolved.
Obama needs to clarify that he believes the right of gays to marry is protected by the constitution -- and to prepare the public to accept this idea, too.
The outcomes could set the overall Constitutional boundaries on gay marriage for a generation or more.