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How Important are Gay Rights to President Obama?

February 12, 2014
John Dickerson | Slate Magazine
As the White House prepares to host French President François Hollande for a rare state dinner on Tuesday, here are three questions to start the week:

Same Sex Marriage at the Supreme Court, Obama's Push on Guns

March 29, 2013
Supreme Court concluded arguments on gay marriage and Obama prods Congress on gun laws.
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Webcast Extra: Assault Weapons Ban and Republicans at CPAC

March 15, 2013
We look at new tensions in the gun debate, a new GOP senator supporting marriage equality.
From the Vault

The Politics of Same-Sex Marriage

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July 16, 2004
After President Obama voiced his support for same-sex marriage last week, it has increasingly become a topic in the 2012 presidential election. In 2004 Congress considered a Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. Joining Gwen: Karen Tumulty, Time Magazine; Gebe Martinez, The Houston Chronicle, Anne Kornblut, The Boston Globe; Ceci Connolly, The Washington Post.
Voice of the Voters

Voice of the Voters: Maryland Youth

April 2, 2012
Maryland’s state legislature and governor legalized same-sex marriage this year. How is the issue resonating with young voters as the Republican presidential candidates campaign ahead of tomorrow's presidential primary in the state? What role do they think government plays in the issue? University of Maryland student Jamie Forzato reports.
From the Vault

Same-Sex Marriage

Air Date: 
August 6, 2010
A federal appeals court has declared California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Take a look back at the original case from the August 2010 vault.
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Webcast Extra | July 22, 2011

July 22, 2011
U.S. media vs. British media, Don't Ask, Don't Tell and Stock Markets in the debt crisis
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