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Supreme Court / Gay Marriage #1038115

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The Supreme Court decision to hear a case that could decide whether same-sex couples have the right to marry examined; details given about the Proposition 8 vote in California. [San Francisco deputy city attorney Therese STEWART††- says if the court had denied review we would have seen marriages all over California.] [Plaintiff Jeff ZARRILLO††- says sometimes the court system needs to nudge us forward.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The announcement the Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the law denying federal benefits to married gay couples noted; Census Bureau figures on same-sex couple households and CBS News poll findings cited; map shown of states with bans.

Pelley, Scott;
Blackstone, John

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