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Same-Sex Marriage / Oregon / California #770462

FNC Evening News for Friday, Mar 12, 2004
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) The statement made by Oregon’s attorney general, that a ban against same-sex marriage probably violates the state’s constitution, reported.

(San Francisco: Claudia Cowan) The ruling by the California Supreme Court blocking same-sex marriages in San Francisco featured; details given about lawsuits filed by the ACLU on behalf of same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses and the ongoing legal battle on the definition of marriage in California; scenes shown of protests. [San Francisco Mayor Gavin NEWSOM†- says there shouldn’t be different rules for people because of their sexual orientation.] [Campaign for California Families’ Randy THOMASSON†- calls Newsom a renegade mayor.]

Reporter(s):
Smith, Shepard;
Cowan, Claudia
Duration:
00:02:10

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