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Same-Sex Marriage / New York / A Discussion #996250

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jun 24, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The passage of a Marriage Equality Act in New York state noted; inset video from the Albany state senate shown. A live discussion follows. [ director Evan WOLFSON - says it is a win, win, win and this marriage discrimination has to win; states we still have to work on gay issues/discrimination; states in 30 days marriages will begin.] [Former Clinton adviser Richard SOCARIDES - agrees the religious protection is okay within the legislation; states constitutional rights are key, but it should not be a state-by-state thing.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Albany: Mary Snow) The emotional day in Albany with the senate adjournment after the vote for the gay marriage bill discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Snow, Mary

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