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Mass. Moves Toward Gay Marriage Compromise

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

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.