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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 23, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The cases before the Supreme Court on gay rights and other matters previewed; details given about the legal case challenging California's Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage, the issue of the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act that blocks the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage on the state level, the Voting Rights Act and election law and the challenge to affirmative action in school admission. [Supreme Court expert Tom GOLDSTEIN†- calls it a historic week with several decisions to come.] [Prop 8 challenger Paul KATAMI†- states his case.] [Voting Rights Act opponent Edward BLUM†- says America has changed.]

Holt, Lester;
Williams, Pete

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