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California Passes Sweeping Domestic Partner Law

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California Passes Sweeping Domestic Partner Law

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California Passes Sweeping Domestic Partner Law

California Passes Sweeping Domestic Partner Law

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California lawmakers approve a measure that would give same-sex couples — and certain unmarried couples — new rights and obligations nearly as wide-ranging as those available in Vermont. Gov. Gray Davis has pledged to sign the measure. Opponents vow to block it in the courts. NPR's Elaine Korry reports.