Charlotte Talks
10:08 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Same-Sex Marriage

Monday, August 25, 2014

Credit Fabio Lopez / facebook.com/aclu.nationwide

Whether or not same-sex couples are able to marry keeps changing. More states are over-turning bans and legalizing same-sex unions and some courts seem to be hastening a trend toward allowing it while others are slowing it down. A day before marriage licenses were to be provided to gays in Virginia, the Supreme Court stepped in to delay things. Today, we look at the legal challenges to and politics of same-sax marriage.

Guests

Dr. Michael Bitzer - Professor of Politics and History, Catawba College; blogger, WFAE's The Party Line

Dr. John Szmer - Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, UNC Charlotte

Chris Brook - Legal Director, ACLU of North Carolina

Michael Tomsic - WFAE reporter

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