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Supreme Court / Sodomy #310601

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 30, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Fred Graham) Implications of Supreme Court's ruling on Georgia's sodomy law for states rights versus individual rights examined; background to case reviewed. [Harvard law school spokesperson Laurence TRIBE - fears Big Brother aspect of government entering adults' bedrooms.] Ruling noted affecting married couples as well as gays; opinion of Justice Byron White and dissenting stance of Justice Harry Blackmun quoted on screen. ["Gay Chicago" magazine spokesperson Dan DiLEO, Atlanta gay center spokesperson Richard SWANSON - note homophobia reaches into Supreme Court] [Georgia attorney general Michael BOWERS - praises decision.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan

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