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The governor of Georgia has signed a bill that fundamentally changes where guns are allowed, including schools and churches. NBCs Gabe Gutierrez and Rev. Raphael Warnock from Ebenezer Baptist Church discuss what critics are calling the guns everywhere bill.(Ronan Farrow Daily)
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Video: Inside the same-sex marriage 'revolution'
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Video: The Supreme Court and diversity
The debate on race hits the nations highest court hard and fast with justice Sotomayors scathing dissent against the ban on affirmative action. Stephen Henderson, columnist for The Detroit Free-Press, and Michael Skolnik, editor-in-chief of the globalgrind.com, join Joy Reid to discuss the future of race relations in America.(The Reid Report)
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Video: Does the Supreme Court support the majority?
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Video: The Keystone pipeline and Democrats' future
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Video: 'Racial discrimination is still a problem'
Lisa Bloom and Tom Mesereau discuss the Supreme Court's decision on affirmative action and Justice Sotomayor's impassioned dissent to the ruling.(Ronan Farrow Daily)
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:00:54 GMT
Video: What the Georgia law means for gun control
NBCs Gabe Gutierrez and MSNBC contributor Goldie Taylor join Joy Reid to discuss the latest gun law signed in Georgia and what this means for the future of gun control.(The Reid Report)
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