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NBC Legal Analyst Heralds 'Sweeping Historic Decision for Gay Rights'; Praises 'Pro-Civil Rights Bloc' of Liberal Justices

During live coverage of the Supreme Court's gay marriage rulings on Wednesday, NBC legal analyst Lisa Bloom could barely contain her enthusiasm at the decisions overturning the Defense of ...
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NBC's Brian Williams: Supreme Court 'Drove a Stake Through the Heart' of Voting Rights Law

NBC and ABC journalists on Tuesday lamented a Supreme Court decision to strike down a key section of the Voting Rights Act as unconstitutional. But it was Nightly News anchor Brian Williams who ...
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MSNBC's Hayes: Justice Roberts 'Plunged' a 'Knife' into 'Soft Underbelly' of Voting Rights Act

On Tuesday's All In show, Chris Hayes used an over the top metaphor of violence to recount the day's Supreme Court ruling on the Voting Rights Act, as the MSNBC host opened the show by asserting ...
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ABC's Terry Moran Thrilled Over Gay Rulings: 'Poetic' 'Declaration' for 'Equal Dignity'

A smiling Terry Moran made little effort to contain his excitement on Wednesday, hyping the Supreme Court's pro-gay marriage decisions as "poetic" and a "declaration" for "equal dignity." During ...
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NBC's Todd Frets Congress Not 'Mature Enough' to Revamp Voting Rights Act

Appearing on MSNBC moments after the Supreme Court handed down its decision on the Voting Rights Act, NBC News chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd wrung his hands over the prospect of ...
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Hyperbolic Terry Moran on ABC: 'Right Now, There Is No Voting Rights Act Operative' in U.S.

During live coverage, minutes after the Supreme Court struck down a key portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, a hyperbolic Terry Moran on ABC inaccurately spun the whole law as being ...
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ABC's Stephanopoulos Hypes 'Net Benefit for the Treasury From Gay Marriage'

On Thursday, George Stephanopoulos touted how legalizing same-sex "marriage" would supposedly bring in additional revenue into the federal government's coffers. The former Clinton administration ...
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A New York Times Blessing for Gay Activist Lawyer Mary Bonauto, '...a Woman Making History'

Times reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg bestowed a blessing on the "serious and unassuming" Mary Bonauto, a lawyer for Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD): "In Fight for Marriage ...
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ABC Hypes 'Electrifying' 'Fighter' Who Is Taking a 'Stand for Marriage Equality'

On Wednesday and Thursday, the journalists at ABC continued to treat the gay marriage issue as though there was only one acceptable side. Diane Sawyer and Terry Moran framed the case before the ...
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CBS Boosts Anti-Prop 8 Attorney; No Air Time for Supporters

Wednesday's CBS This Morning turned exclusively to David Boies, one of the main attorneys who argued against California's Proposition 8 at the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The morning newscast failed ...
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