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Same-Sex Marriage / New York #996294

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 25, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(New York: Peter Alexander) The reaction in New York City to the historic state debate on legalizing same-sex marriage featured; scenes shown from outside the historic Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village and the senate vote; details given about increasing support for gay marriage. [WOMAN - reacts.] [State senator Mark GRISANTI†, Governor Andrew CUOMO, gay COUPLE - comment on equality.] A statement from Catholic Archbishop Tim Dolan in opposition quoted. [The Daily Beast Andrew SULLIVAN - comments on the forces of history.] The economic payoff for New York state with gay couples coming in to wed discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Alexander, Peter

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