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The slow-building momentum behind gay marriage legalization




Jerry Bowman (left) and David Strzepek demonstrate at a marriage-equality rally in Springfield, Ill.
Jerry Bowman (left) and David Strzepek demonstrate at a marriage-equality rally in Springfield, Ill.
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There's been a tremendous amount of momentum on the state level to legalize gay marriage. But prior to last summer's decision by the Supreme Court about DOMA and California's Prop 8 that movement was very slow. And that was on purpose.

To talk about this shift and the strategy by advocates to legalize gay marriage, we're joined for more by Douglas NeJaime, professor of law at UC Irvine