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San Francisco, California / Proposition 8 / Gay Marriage / A Discussion #924052

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 05, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(San Francisco: Dan Simon) The California court's consideration of arguments in the case of Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage, presented; scenes shown from the hearings, including testimony from lawyer Ken Starr.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Family Research Council Tony Perkins and Sirius XM host Michelangelo Signorile† about the same-sex marriage issue. [SIGNORILE - talks about the flawed ballot measure process in California; states it looks like the court will uphold Prop 8; indicates we are winning the larger battle.] [PERKINS - talks about the checks and balances in the California legal system; states people tend to vote in support of traditional marriage.] Other material: [California supreme court Justice Joyce KENNARD†- talks about the broad power of the people.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Simon, Dan

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