Mass. Votes to Allow Gay-Marriage Ban Proposal It could be up to voters in Massachusetts to define marriage. Lawmakers there have voted to allow a proposed amendment banning gay marriage to proceed. Massachusetts is the only state where gay marriage is currently legal. Michele Norris talks with Martha Bebinger.
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Mass. Votes to Allow Gay-Marriage Ban Proposal

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Mass. Votes to Allow Gay-Marriage Ban Proposal

Mass. Votes to Allow Gay-Marriage Ban Proposal

Mass. Votes to Allow Gay-Marriage Ban Proposal

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It could be up to voters in Massachusetts to define marriage. Lawmakers there have voted to allow a proposed amendment banning gay marriage to proceed. Massachusetts is the only state where gay marriage is currently legal, although a handful of other states allow "civil unions" with rights similar to marriage.

Michele Norris talks with Martha Bebinger.