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Abraham Lincoln and the two 13th Amendments

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Malcolm Lazin from the Equality Forum looks at Abraham Lincoln’s connection to a proposed Constitutional amendment that would have legalized slavery in the South, four years before he fought for a 13th amendment that banned it.

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Ukraine parliament features brawls, boxer, and naked protesters

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Think the fiscal cliff talks in the United States are tough? Ukraine’s parliament has been engaged in two days of all-out brawls, which have also featured a boxing champ and naked protesters.

Constitution Check: Should gay Americans be afraid of the Supreme Court?

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Lyle Denniston examines the apprehension that some same-sex couples may have as the Supreme Court nears a decision on gay marriage–and why the wait may be worth it in the long run for all parties involved.

Gay weddings: Will they be legal in June?

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Lyle Denniston looks at the rather complicated considerations in front of the Supreme Court about same-sex marriage, and if the court can really decide the case in June 2013.

Court to rule on same-sex marriage: What’s at stake

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Lyle Denniston, who has covered the Supreme Court for 54 years, explains what’s at stake after the court’s historic decision on Friday to hear two cases about same-sex marriage.