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  • Before The Iowa Supreme Court: Same-Sex Marriage

Varnum v Brien - Iowa Supreme Court - Opening Statement Defendant

Duration: 03:14
Program: Before The Iowa Supreme Court: Same-Sex Marriage
Broadcast Date: Dec. 9, 2008

Collection: Supreme Court of Iowa

The Iowa Supreme Court heard lawyers discuss the constitutionality of a law that requires marriage to be only between two people of the opposite sex. The suit contends that this is unfair to same sex couples. The hearing took place Tuesday, December 9, 2008, in Des Moines.

This clip contains the opening remarks of Polk County Assistant Attorney Roger Kuhl, speaking on behalf of the defendant, Polk County Recorder Timothy Brien.

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Post Date: December 16, 2008