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Rachel Maddow Reports on the Rolling Tide of Court Rulings Against Gay Marriage Bans: VIDEO

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Kenji Yoshino, constitutional law professor at NYU, joined Rachel Maddow last night to discuss the recent series of federal court rulings against gay marriage bans, and litigation in Kentucky, Oklahoma, Utah, Nevada, and Virginia. And why the Virginia ruling has a bit more historical heft.

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Rachel Maddow on Yesterday's Gay Marriage Ruling: 'It's Freaking Utah!' — VIDEO

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On last night's show, Rachel Maddow discussed the virulently anti-gay international American evangelists lobbying to pass anti-gay laws in Russia and Uganda, contrasting that with yesterday's federal court ruling striking down Utah's same-sex marriage ban.

2utah"And so the ruling came down surprising everyone by 2:00 in Utah. And by 3:00 people were marrying in that state!...Does this Utah decision today just feel like it's a different decision than all the others because - forgive me - it's freaking Utah! Or is the fact that this is a federal court ruling - does that mean that this is just more than the next step - that this could be a harbinger that anti-gay laws around the country are more done than we thought they were?"

NYU consitutional law professor Kenji Yoshino joins Rachel to discuss the ruling.

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Rachel Maddow on Dr. Robert Spitzer's Retraction and Apology for His Damaging 'Ex-Gay' Study: VIDEO

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Rachel Maddow discussed the use by anti-gay groups of Dr. Robert Spitzer's "ex-gay" study, and how it has now been blown apart by his retraction, and apology.

Kenji Yoshino, a Constitutional Law Professor at NYU, joins Rachel to discuss what effects this might have on the Prop 8 case and other issues.

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