Washington Week

From the Vault: Gay Rights at the Supreme Court in 1996

Clip: Season 2015 | 4m 58s

With the Supreme Court ruling expanding marriage recognition to same-sex couples in all 50 states, we look back in the Washington Week Vault to another opinion written by Justice Kennedy nearly 20 years ago that began a string of gay rights cases at the Supreme Court. The opinion in the 1996 case Romer v. Evans struck down an anti-gay rights amendment to the Colorado constitution.

Aired: 06/23/15

Rating: NR

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