Margaret Talbot

Staff Writer, New Yorker

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In a San Francisco federal court this week, a witness testified on tape that, if California’s ban on same-sex marriage is repealed, “children would suddenly find homosexuality…

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The US Supreme Court says the  trial on Proposition 8 , California's same-sex marriage ban  cannot be televised . Is that a clue as to how the case might finally be decided?

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The US Supreme Court says the trial on Proposition 8 , California's same-sex marriage ban cannot be televised . Is that a clue as to how the case might finally be decided?

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