Pushing The Boundaries Of Gay Rights In Law And Sports

Pushing The Boundaries Of Gay Rights In Law And Sports

Star college football player Michael Sam could become the first openly gay player in the NFL. That news comes as the Department of Justice vows to enforce federal rights for same-sex couples. Diane and her guests discuss how advances in gay rights are shaping law and sports.

Star college football player Michael Sam could become the first openly gay player in the NFL. That news comes as the Department of Justice vows to enforce federal rights for same-sex couples. Diane and her guests discuss how advances in gay rights are shaping law and sports.

Guests

Gregg Easterbrook

author, "The King of Sports: Football's Impact on America." He is a contributing editor of "The Atlantic Monthly" and "The Washington Monthly," and a columnist for ESPN.com.

Evan Wolfson

founder and president of Freedom to Marry.

Bruce Fein

president, National Commission on Intelligence and Foreign Wars; former associate deputy attorney general under President Ronald Reagan; author of "Constitutional Peril: The Life and Death Struggle for Our Constitution and Democracy."

Stuart Delery

assistant attorney general for the civil division, Department of Justice.

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