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Supreme Court / Same-Sex Marriage #1058583

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The historic Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage introduced; scenes shown of women running out with copies of the decision and people cheering. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Supreme Court: Jan Crawford) The rulings striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and authorizing the resumption of gay marriage in California examined; opinions from Justices Anthony Kennedy & Antonin Scalia quoted; details given about the challenge to DOMA from Edie Windsor; photos shown of Windsor & spouse Thea Spyer††. [WINDSOR - reacts.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The reaction of California couple Steve Soucy & Tom Becktold‡ featured; details given about their decision to get married in New York after Proposition 8 caused them to cancel their plans to marry in California. [SOUCY, BECKTOLD – comment.] The response from Governor Jerry Brown noted.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Findings of CBS News/"New York Times" polls in 2012 and now cited.

(New York: Michelle Miller) The reaction from opponents of same-sex marriage featured. [Opponents Michael LONG, Representative Vicky HARTZLER††- voice opinions.] The response from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops and Southern Baptist leader Albert Mohler†† noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Crawford, Jan;
Whitaker, Bill;
Miller, Michelle

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