Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Participants debated the question, “Should Government Accept Same-Sex Marriage?” Arguing “yes” was Mary Bonauto,… read more

Participants debated the question, “Should Government Accept Same-Sex Marriage?” Arguing “yes” was Mary Bonauto, attorney for Massachusetts' GLAD chapter, who argued the Massachusetts Supreme Court case, and Jonathan Rauch, author of Gay Marriages. Arguing “no” was Hadley Arkes, political science professor at Amherst University, and Genevieve Wood, Vice President of the Family Research Council. Each debate team was also joined by a Boston University student. Following formal arguments debaters responded to points and questions brought by the audience. Members of he affirmative team won the debate. close

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  • Hadley P. Arkes Professor Amherst College->Political Science
  • Mary Bonauto Director Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders->Civil Rights
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Same-Sex Marriage Debate

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181294-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Debate
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Apr 10, 2004
Last Aired:
Apr 12, 2004

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  • Apr 10, 2004 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 10, 2004 | 11:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 12, 2004 | 8:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 12, 2004 | 2:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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