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Gay Marriage Setbacks in S.F., Mass.

Gay rights activists crowd the Massachusetts statehouse, March 11, 2004.
Tovia Smith, NPR
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Gay rights activists crowd the Massachusetts statehouse, March 11, 2004.

The California Supreme Court orders San Francisco to stop performing gay weddings. Meanwhile in Massachusetts, legislators give preliminary approval to a constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriages and establish civil unions instead. Hear NPR's Richard Gonzales and NPR's Tovia Smith.

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Tovia Smith is an award-winning NPR National Correspondent based in Boston, who's spent more than three decades covering news around New England and beyond.
Richard Gonzales is NPR's National Desk Correspondent based in San Francisco. Along with covering the daily news of region, Gonzales' reporting has included medical marijuana, gay marriage, drive-by shootings, Jerry Brown, Willie Brown, the U.S. Ninth Circuit, the California State Supreme Court and any other legal, political, or social development occurring in Northern California relevant to the rest of the country.
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