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Romney Seeks to Block Out-of-State Gay Marriages

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Romney Seeks to Block Out-of-State Gay Marriages

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Romney Seeks to Block Out-of-State Gay Marriages

Romney Seeks to Block Out-of-State Gay Marriages

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Stacy, left, and Jessie Harris, with their children, four-year-old Zion and one-year-old Torin. The couple drove to Massachusetts to marry on Thursday. Out-of-state couples may soon be prevented from obtaining wedding licences in Massachusetts. hide caption

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Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney threatens to crack down on same-sex couples coming into the state to marry, citing a 91-year-old law against licensing couples who would not be allowed to marry in their own state. Romney has vowed to take action against clerks who issue licenses to out-of-town couples. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.