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Mass. Moves Toward Gay Marriage Compromise

Gay rights activists crowd the corridors of the Massachusetts statehouse Thursday night, as legislators debate a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.
Tovia Smith, NPR
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Gay rights activists crowd the corridors of the Massachusetts statehouse Thursday night, as legislators debate a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.

The Massachusetts state legislature gave preliminary approval to a constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage and establish civil unions instead. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.

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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.