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Constitutional Amendments

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In a speech today, President Bush said he will back a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. We'll discuss that development and take the public's opinion. We'll also look at the process and the history of amending the Constitution.

Guests:

Bob Benenson
*Politics editor at Congressional Quarterly

Jeffrey Rosen
*Associate professor at George Washington University Law School
*Legal affairs editor at The New Republicv *Author of The Naked Crowd

Douglas Kmiec
*Professor of constitutional law, Pepperdine University, in Malibu, Calif.
*Co-author of Individual Rights and the American Constitution

Scott Keeter
*Associate director, Pew Research Center for People and the Press

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