CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 09, 2012
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(White House: Norah O'Donnell) Obama's announcement on gay and lesbian marriage after a statement from Vice President Joe Biden examined; Gallup Poll findings on increasing public support for gay marriage cited. [OBAMA - comments on gay marriage; states the difference does not make sense to his daughters.] [December 22, 2010, OBAMA - says his position evolves.] [On Monday, White House press secretary Jay CARNEY- comments on the president's position.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The response from Mitt Romney noted. [ROMNEY - says marriage is between a man and a woman and it is a tender topic.] Map of states making same-sex marriage illegal and those making it legal shown.
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) How this could be a difficult issue for Obama with Hispanic voters and in swing states examined. [Hispanic church technician Robert PICO, church secretary Ludi MEREDA- oppose Obama's position.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(New York: Elaine Quijano) The political impact of the same-sex issue on New York City Jewish Democrat David Weprin, who lost his seat, examined. [WEPRIN- says it should have been a side issue and he made his stand on civil rights, not on political grounds.]
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