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Reactions And Analysis Of U.S. Supreme Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court  handed down some historic decisions this week. Among those was Obergefell v. Hodges in which the Court upheld the right to marry for same sex couples in all 50 states. On this edition of Up To Date, we analyze the decision and hear reactions from across the spectrum. 


  • Jolie Justus is the newly elected city council member of Kansas City, Missouri's 4th District. 
  • Dr. James M. Brandt is a Professor of Historical Theology and Director of Contextual Education at Saint Paul School of Theology. 
  • Peggy Lowe is is Harvest Public Media's investigations editor.
  • Madeleine McDonough is an attorney with Shook, Hardy and Bacon. 
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