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President Bush concluded his remarks after announcing that he will back a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.
President Bush concluded his remarks after announcing that he will back a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. (AP Photo)

The same-sex marriage argument that Justice Scalia fears

(By Emily Bazelon, Boston Globe, 5/16/04)
WITH MASSACHUSETTS in the bag, gay marriage advocates are looking for their next victory. So far, the other states in the union haven't been easy sells -- to the contrary, their legislatures have been throwing up barricades in the form of proposed constitutional amendments preserving traditional nuptials. But if another state supreme court sneaks in a ruling in favor of ...
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