Rights Experts Gauge Gay Marriage

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/1765224/1765225" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Proponents of gay marriage are drawing parallels to earlier prohibitions on marriage, such as 19th-century efforts to outlaw interracial unions. NPR's Robert Smith spoke to several leaders in the civil rights movement for their opinions on the subject.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from