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Gay Marriage Ruling Prompts Constitution Debate

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Gay Marriage Ruling Prompts Constitution Debate

Gay Marriage Ruling Prompts Constitution Debate

Gay Marriage Ruling Prompts Constitution Debate

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Capitol Hill on the reaction over the decision on gay marriage from the Massachusetts high court. The 4-3 ruling gives gays and lesbians the legal rights of marriage, has been fiercely criticized by conservatives in Congress, some of whom are proposing a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. NPR's David Welna reports.