Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Tampa: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Needham, Massachusetts: Ron Claiborne) The ruling by the Massachusetts supreme court that it is unconstitutional to ban marriages by same-sex couples examined; decision quoted. [Plaintiffs Hillary & Julie GOODRIDGE, Harvard University professor Elizabeth BARTHOLET, plaintiff Mike HORGAN, Massachusetts Catholic Conference Gerry D'AVOLIO- react to the court's decision.]
(Tampa: Peter Jennings) President Bush's statement about marriage quoted.
(Washington: Jake Tapper) The fallout of today's ruling for the 2004 presidential election campaign examined; details given about the predicament for the Democrats. [Family Research Council president Tony PERKINS- predicts this will become a major domestic issue.] [Human Rights Campaign executive director Elizabeth BIRCH- says the Democratic candidates do not want to seem out of step with middle America.] Statement from presidential candidate Senator Joseph Lieberman quoted. [July 20, BUSH - says marriage is between a man & a woman.] The issue of a constitutional amendment on marriage outlined.
- Jennings, Peter;
- Claiborne, Ron;
- Tapper, Jake
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
- You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
- You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
- If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.