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Politics: Same-Sex Marriage / Maryland #1022001

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 13, 2012
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) Report introduced.

(No location given: Bill Whitaker) The weekend's focus on the issue of gay marriage examined; details given of the positions of President Obama and likely opponent Mitt Romney. [CBS host Bob SCHIEFFER, Republican National Committee chairman Reince PRIEBUS††, gay activist Clay AIKEN, former solicitor general Ted OLSON††- state views on gay marriage.] [University of Southern California pundit Dan SCHNEER†- says the politics are changing so quickly.] [Strategist Mark McKINNON††- talks about the polls.] [Family Research Council Tony PERKINS - says the president miscalculated.]

(Studio: Jeff Glor) Report introduced.

(Washington: Terrell Brown) The same-sex marriage issue in Maryland, which passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, examined; details given about a move to overturn the law and the opposition from the black community. [Maryland resident Nichelle McGURN‡- talks about her lesbian partner.] [Baptist Pastors Harry JACKSON, Delmon COATES††- offer differing opinions on the issue.] Findings of a "Washington Post" poll on the support from whites versus blacks for gay marriage outlined on screen.

Glor, Jeff;
Whitaker, Bill;
Brown, Terrell

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