This program is 29 minutes long
(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.
(Sanford, Florida: Mark Strassmann) The testimony from Rachel Jeantel in the George Zimmerman trial for the murder of Florida teen Trayvon Martin reviewed; scenes shown from the courtroom; details given about the Jeantel’s inconsistencies. [JEANTEL – recounts her phone conversation with Martin.] [Defense attorney Don WEST- questions Jeantel.]
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The scolding of IRS contractor Braulio Castillo by Representative Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq war veteran and double amputee, during testimony about his contract advantage from claiming a sports injury while at a military prep school reviewed; Castillo’s e-mail to IRS procurement quoted. [DUCKWORTH – says twisting your ankle at prep school is not defending or serving this nation; talks about her phantom pain.] [CASTILLO – comments on his injury.]
(Austin: Manuel Bojorquez) The filibuster by Texas state senator Wendy Davis against the abortion bill reviewed; scenes shown of Davis and the cheering spectators. [DAVIS – explains her opposition to the bill.]
(Smith Island, Maryland: Chip Reid) The dwindling population on Smith Island, Maryland featured; scenes shown from the Chesapeake Bay island; CBS footage from 1965, 1990 & 1999 shown; details given about the role of pollution and rising sea levels due to climate change. [Resident Pal BRADSHAW, island historian Jennings EVANS, high school senior Kyle TYLER - comment.]