CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 11, 2004
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(Studio: John Roberts) The California supreme court’s order for a halt to the gay marriages in San Francisco noted.
(New York: Mika Brzezinski) The ongoing debate over whether same-sex marriages should be legal examined; details given of the compromise vote in Massachusetts to amend the state constitution and establish civil unions; ad from a Republican gay rights groups lashing out at President Bush’s stand on the issue by using Vice President Dick Cheney’s words shown; scenes shown of a demonstration in Boston. [Plaintiff Julie GOODRIDGE- says civil unions are a separate-but-equal status.] [In February, BUSH – says marriage is a union of a man & woman.] [NYU School of Law Noah FELDMAN- notes the impact of what happens in Massachusetts on the other states.]
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