A Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Preserve Traditional Marriage
Full Committee Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2004
Time: 10:00 AM



The hearing scheduled for Tuesday, March 23, 2004 by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary entitled, "A Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Preserve Traditional Marriage," will take place at 10:00 a.m. in Room 325 of the Senate Russell Office Building.

By order of the Chairman

Member Statements

  1. Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R - UT)
  2. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  3. Senator John Cornyn (R - TX)


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Wayne Allard
    United States Senator [R_CO]
  2. The Honorable Barney Frank
    United States Representative [D-MA]
  3. The Honorable John Lewis
    United States Representative [D-GA]
  4. The Honorable Marilyn Musgrave
    United States Representative [R-CO]

Panel II

  1. Ms Phyllis G. Bossin
    Phyllis G. Bossin Co., L.P.A.
    Chair, American Bar Association, Family Law Section
    Cincinnati , OH
  2. Professor Teresa Collett
    Professor of Law
    St. Thomas University School of Law
    Minneapolis , MN
  3. Professor Katherine S. Spaht
    Jules F. and Frances L. Landry Professor
    Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
    Baton Rouge , LA
  4. Reverend Richard Richardson
    Assistant Pastor, St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church
    Director of Political Affairs, The Black Ministerial Alliance of Greater Boston, President/CEO, Children's Services of Roxbury
    Boston , MA
  5. Professor Cass R. Sunstein
    Karl N. Llewellyn Distinguished Service Professor of Jurisprudence
    University of Chicago Law School
    Chicago , IL