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Same-Sex Marriage / A Discussion #911493

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 2008
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[At a New York protest, actress Whoopi GOLDBERG†- offers views on same-sex marriage.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The protests against Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in California, reported; scenes shown from outside a Mormon church in New York City.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live {bickering} discussion held with "The Commitment" author Dan Savage† and Family Research Council president Tony Perkins about the issue of gay marriage; statement from Kim Farah of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints quoted. [In-studio, SAVAGE - explains why the Mormon church has been singled out for politicizing itself over the same-sex marriage issue; comments on the issue of religious freedom and the tyranny of the majority.] [PERKINS - comments on the demonstrations against churches; states the courts have ruled against the issue; reiterates there have always been restrictions on marriage.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:08:50

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