Gay Marriage Setbacks in S.F., Mass.

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Gay rights activists crowd the Massachusetts statehouse.

Gay rights activists crowd the Massachusetts statehouse, March 11, 2004. Tovia Smith, NPR hide caption

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The California Supreme Court orders San Francisco to stop performing gay weddings. Meanwhile in Massachusetts, legislators give preliminary approval to a constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriages and establish civil unions instead. Hear NPR's Richard Gonzales and NPR's Tovia Smith.

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