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Massachusetts Seeks Gay Marriage Compromise

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Massachusetts Seeks Gay Marriage Compromise

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Massachusetts Seeks Gay Marriage Compromise

Massachusetts Seeks Gay Marriage Compromise

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Massachusetts lawmakers resume debate on whether to change the state's constitution to ban gay marriage, in light of a ruling by the state's highest court that gays have a right to wed. Lawmakers say they are optimistic they will reach a compromise that would ban same-sex marriage but allow for civil unions for gays. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.