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High Court Reviews State Ban on Homosexual Sex

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High Court Reviews State Ban on Homosexual Sex

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High Court Reviews State Ban on Homosexual Sex

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The Supreme Court hears a case testing state laws that make it a crime for consenting adults to engage in private homosexual conduct. In 1986, the Court upheld such laws by a narrow 5-to-4 vote. Justices now consider whether to reverse the previous ruling. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.