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Supreme Court / Same-Sex Marriage #1040927

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 24, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Rallies in support of same-sex marriage shown.

(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The Supreme Court consideration of two gay marriage laws examined; details given about California's Proposition 8 that bans gay marriage and the challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act {DOMA} past by Congress that blocks federal recognition of same-sex couples thus denying benefits. [Plaintiff Jeff ZARRILLO†, attorney Ted BOUTROS†, Prop 8 attorney Austin NIMOCKS†, plaintiff Edie WINDSOR, Speaker of the House John BOEHNER - comment on the marriage issue.] [President OBAMA - defends freedom to marry for everybody.] The growing public support for same-sex marriage noted.

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Williams, Pete
Duration:
00:03:00

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