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Opinion Page: 'Families Forged by Illness'

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Opinion Page: 'Families Forged by Illness'

Opinion Page: 'Families Forged by Illness'

Opinion Page: 'Families Forged by Illness'

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Author Jonathan Rauch talks about his op-ed in Sunday's New York Times, in which he writes about gay marriage as a legacy of the AIDS epidemic.

Guests:

Jonathan Rauch, senior writer for National Journal magazine And guest scholar at the Brookings Institution; author of Gay Marriage: Why It Is Good for Gays, Good for Straights and Good for America

Joseph Knippenberg, professor of politics at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta; weekly columnist for The American Enterprise Online and a contributing blogger at No Left Turns

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