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photoYesterday, the Canadian cabinet approved a new national policy to allow open marriage for same sex couples. In the United States, legislation is pending for the possibility of gay-marriage in both New Jersey and Massachusetts. In Texas, the state Supreme Court is deciding on the outcome of a major case regarding the state's sodomy law, which might prove one of the most important civil rights cases for gays and lesbians in recent US history. Add to that a major election in 15 months where gay marriage might be one of the major issues candidates might face. Tonight, On Point the politics and progress of same-sex marriage.

Guests:

Patrick Sneyd, Reporter for the Associated Press

Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry

Dan Cere, Co-director for the Institute for the Study of Marriage, Law, and Culture

Patrick C. Guerriero, Executive Director of the Log Cabin Republicans

This program aired on June 18, 2003.

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