There's a complicated standing issue in the Prop 8 case, which doesn't bear directly on the underlying merits of the case. A lot of speculation about whether the court would focus on that and avoid the merits.* Consensus seemed to be the court wouldn't punt on the merits. But this suggests the standing issue is getting their attention. Similar tweet from Reuters:
All the usual caveats about oral arguments not necessarily being reflective of ultimate decision in the case. Double that for partial accounts of partial oral arguments.
Bloomberg reports that Justice Anthony Kennedy raised the issue of the children of same-sex couples:
Justice Kennedy suggests children of same-sex couples suffer "immediate legal injury" from California's ban | bloom.bg/16eSsvn— Bloomberg News (@BloombergNews) March 26, 2013
Later Yet: Justice Kennedy seems to have latched on to the standing argument, too:
Still Later: The early takeaway from SCOTUSblog:
*When accepting the case, the court specifically instructed the parties to address the standing issue.