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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 10, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Bob Schieffer) Congressional passage of the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as the union of a man and woman, not same sex marriages, reported; details given of the cost same sex marriages would have on the government by allowing the partners to claim spousal benefits from federal programs. [Lesbian Ninia BAEHR - says she would like the same rights as others.] [Senator Robert BYRD, Phil GRAMM, John KERRY - oppose same sex marriages.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - calls the bill gay bashing.] [President CLINTON - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:10

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