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Tuesday, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data on married same-sex couples. Currently, same-sex marriage is legal in six states and the District of Columbia. Michele Norris talks to Gary Gates, a demographer with the UCLA School of Law's Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policy, about the new numbers.
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