Federal Marriage Amendment

A panel progressives and libertarians moderated by Neera Tanden talked about the proposed Federal Marriage Amendment, baring states and the… read more

A panel progressives and libertarians moderated by Neera Tanden talked about the proposed Federal Marriage Amendment, baring states and the judiciary from legalizing same-sex marriage. Among the topics they addressed were the implications and potential consequences of using the amendment process to forward social policies, the anti-democratic nature of Constitutional amendments, federalism and states' rights, and the potential use of the Constitution for political purposes. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
192841-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 5, 2006
Last Aired:
Jun 10, 2006

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  • Jun 05, 2006 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 05, 2006 | 1:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 05, 2006 | 9:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 06, 2006 | 12:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 10, 2006 | 3:53am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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