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Gay Marriage and Gay Rights

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Gay Marriage and Gay Rights

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The recent ruling from the Massachusetts Supreme Court put gay marriage into play as one of the biggest social issues in the coming elections. The emerging politics of gay marriage starts our new series, "Who Owns This Issue?" Join guest host Lynn Neary for that discussion. (This is the first in an ongoing series during the 2004 presidential campaign.)

Guests:

Andy Kohut
*Director, The Pew Research Center For The People and The Press
*Conducted national survey Oct. 15-19, 2003 on views about homosexuality and gay marriage (1,500 people surveyed)

Andrew Sullivan
*Senior editor at The New Republic
*Writes widely on same-sex issues, books include Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Con

Richard Lessner
*Executive director of the American Conservative Union

Michael Goldman
*Democratic consultant in Massachusetts