Mass. Debates Gay Marriage Massachusetts lawmakers consider amending the state constitution to ban gay marriage. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that the current constitution allows gays to marry. Legislators are considering a compromise that would ban marriage but allow civil unions. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and NPR's Tovia Smith.
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Massachusetts Debates Gay Marriage

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Massachusetts Debates Gay Marriage

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Massachusetts lawmakers consider amending the state constitution to ban gay marriage. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that the current constitution allows gays to marry. Legislators are considering a compromise that would ban marriage but allow civil unions. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and NPR's Tovia Smith.