Use quotation marks to search for phrases
(e.g."State of the Union")

   
 Advanced Search

INTRODUCING
THE NEW C-SPAN CLASSROOM WEBSITE

Visit and bookmark the new C-SPAN Classroom website at https://www.c-span.org/classroom

Existing C-SPAN Classroom Members:

Follow the link above and, on the home page, click on the red LOG IN button.

For New C-SPAN Classroom Members:

Follow the link above and, on the home page, click on the black SIGN UP button.

CLIP: Supreme Court Oral Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage


AIR DATE: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
OVERVIEW:

David Savage talked about the Supreme Court’s oral arguments on whether states can ban same-sex marriage, the implications of a ruling on the topic, and the status of same-sex marriage in the U.S.
 

FULL VIDEO:
 

RESOURCES:
 

  • Supreme Court Oral Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage (Video - 1 hr)
    Brian Brown and Evan Wolfson talked about the Supreme Court’s oral arguments on whether states can ban same-sex marriage, including the implications of a ruling on the topic and the status of same-sex marriage in the U.S.

     
  • Same-Sex Marriage Cases Preview (Video - 1 hr)
    Constitutional attorneys previewed the same-sex marriage cases the Supreme Court was scheduled to address the following week. Those cases involved whether the 14th Amendment requires states to license marriages between two people of the same sex, and whether licensed out-of-state marriages must be recognized. The panelists also summarized the case law leading up to the issue ending up before the Court.
     
  • C-SPAN's Judiciary Bell Ringers (Members Only)
     

PEOPLE IN THIS VIDEO:
 

  • David G. Savage
    Correspondent
    Los Angeles Times->Supreme Court
KEYWORDS: Supreme Court, Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, U.S. Constitution, 14th Amendment, Equal Protection Clause