Gay Marriage at the Political Altar24:50

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photoIt's a crucial moment in the history of the gay marriage debate. The Massachusetts legislature holds a constitutional convention to consider a new definition of the nature of marriage. How will this wedge issue play out in the presidential campaign?


Andrew Sullivan, author of The Daily Dish Weblog at, senior editor at the New Republic and author of the article, "Why The M-Word Matters to Me," in this week's issue of TIME magazine

Jim Backlin, national legislative director of the Christian Coalition of America

Michael Powell, New York bureau chief for The Washington Post

Scott Keeter, associate director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

This program aired on February 11, 2004.