CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 10, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and Romney adviser Kevin Madden about the battle over same-sex marriage. [MADDEN - explains what "full equality" and "marriage" means to Romney; says voters will be talking about current issues, including the candidates' views of marriage.] [BEGALA - suggests Romney wants to kick gays out of the military and amend the Constitution to write discrimination into it.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with civil rights activist Julian Bond about the reaction of the African-American community to the gay marriage issue and Romney's definition of "equality." [BOND - comments on Romney's views of "full equality"; gives his personal reaction to what Obama said yesterday about gay marriage; suggests the tide is turning toward black support for same-sex marriage; states the gay issue is now the front of the civil rights movement.]
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