Rights Experts Eye Gay Unions 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.
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Rights Experts Gauge Gay Marriage

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Rights Experts Gauge Gay Marriage

Rights Experts Gauge Gay Marriage

Rights Experts Gauge Gay Marriage

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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.