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Same-Sex Marriage / New York, New York / Law #998448

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 24, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(New York: Michelle Franzen) The start of same-sex weddings in New York state featured; scenes shown of the married and waiting couples at the clerk's office. [Three PEOPLE, city council speaker Christine QUINN, Judge Sherry KLEIN HEITLER†- react to marriage.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) The legal uncertainty for same-sex couples examined; details given about the outlawing of same-sex marriage in California. [Marrying, Tom BECHTAL‡- comments.] [Loyola law school Doug NEJAIME†- calls this a "gigantic mess."] Map shown of states where same-sex marriage is legal. [Gay Ron WALLEN‡- wants legal rights.]

Holt, Lester;
Franzen, Michelle;
Lewis, George

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