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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 03/26/13: The Supreme Court, Gay Marriage, And Prop 8

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CBS LAS VEGAS- Today, the U.S.Supreme court will heard arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry — a case considering the constitutionality of California’s gay marriage ban, Proposition 8. Tomorrow, the court will hear arguments in United States v. Windsor, which challenges the constitutionality of a section in the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). A bill was introduced in the Nevada Senate that would pave the way for legalizing gay marriage in Nevada. This will have a huge impact on the Las Vegas wedding economy. Ron Decar, Owner of Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel, talks about how the Supreme Court ruling can help his business. Also Dianne Schiller, Owner of Renta-Dress And Tux Shop, talks about how this can help her business and increase her profit. If same sex marriage was legalized in who would it hurt? Callers tell us who this will hurt.

A bill was introduced last week in the State Senate that would pave the way for legalize gay marriage in Nevada. It was introduced just days before the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments for the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Prop 8. James Healy, State Assemblyman from District 35, talks about his bill that would pave the way to legalize same sex marriage. If same sex marriage was legalized in who would it hurt? Callers tell us who this will hurt.

Earlier in the month, 11-year-old Grace Evans told Minnesota lawmakers the significance of having a mother and a father and the different contributions each makes in her life. If same sex marriage was legalized in who would it hurt? Callers tell us who this will hurt.

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