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WATCH: AFER's Matt Baume Gives Update on Marriage News

Matt Baume from the American Foundation for Equal Rights—which is sponsoring the challenge to the constitutionality of Prop. 8 before the Supreme Court on March 26—has a nifty marriage round up in the video below. (Read Buzzfeed’s Chris Geidner on the DOMA update here and the comprehensive AFER press release on top Republicans filing a brief supporting AFER’s Prop. 8 challenge here).

Matt refers to a poll showing support in Illinois for a marriage bill there. That bill is being heard today in a key House committee. If passed, it goes to the full House floor for a vote. The Senate has already passed the bill, and Gov. Pat Quinn wants to sign it. There will be more on both DOMA and Prop. 8 in Frontiers magazine and, of course, here at

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