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Constitution Check: If DOMA falls, must states opposing gay marriages accept them?

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Lyle Denniston looks at a theory that individual states would have to accept same-sex marriage and polygamy if courts strike down the Defense of Marriage Act.

Clarence Clemons’ Journey to China [VIDEO]

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On this Freedom of Expression Friday, Constitution Daily sits down with filmmaker Nick Mead to discuss his role documenting the late Clarence Clemons’ spiritual journey to China.

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Defense Of Marriage Act heads to Supreme Court

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A federal appeals court overturned part of the Defense of Marriage Act on Thursday, acknowledging that the case will be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Stevens throws gas on Obama’s issues with Supreme Court

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Retired Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens is stirring the pot in the ongoing ideological battle between President Barack Obama and the Supreme Court after remarks he made Wednesday night.

Constitution Check: Has America’s basic document made American politics much worse?

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Constitutional law professor Sanford Levinson says our Constitution is badly in need of an overhaul. Lyle Denniston evaluates the need for more conversation – or maybe a national convention.