Stonewall Ball 2011

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WEST PALM BEACH

CBS

CHANNEL 12 NEWS

2011-06-27

(OTS) ONE OF THE WORLD’S OLDEST AND LARGEST GAY PRIDE PARADES.. BECAME A VICTORY CELEBRATION IN THE BIG APPLE. NEW YORK NOW THE SIXTH STATE TO LEGALIZE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE (VO) SAME-SEX MARRIAGE WAS LEGALIZED FRIDAY. GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO SIGNED THE BILL CALLING IT.. ‘A NEW LEVEL OF SOCIAL JUSTICE.’ CROWDS OF PEOPLE FILLED THE STREETS OVER THE WEEKEND IN CELEBRATION.. AFTER YEARS OF FIGHTING FOR EQUALITY.

(ONCAM) MEANWHILE, IN OUR AREA.. THE LOCAL GAY AND LESBIAN RIGHTS GROUP ‘COMPASS’ HELD ITS ANNUAL BALL IN WEST PALM BEACH. THEY TOOK TIME TO HONOR WEST PALM BEACH MAYOR JERI MUOIO, FOR HER PRO-RIGHTS STANCE (SOT) I’M ORIGINALLY FROM NY I’M ORIGINALLY FROM NY AND I’M VERY VERY HAPPY.. THAT IN NY GAYS AND LESBIANS CAN GET MARRIED.. EQUALITY IN NY.. I THINK ITS ABOUT TIME WE START TALKING ABOUT IT HERE IN FL. (VO CONT) CHRISTIAN GROUPS OPPOSED TO GAY MARRIAGE.. REMAIN DETERMINED TO FIGHT OPPOSED TO GAY MARRIAGE.. REMAIN DETERMINED TO FIGHT THE EXPANSION OF THE GAY MOVEMENT IN ADDITION TO NEW YORK…THE OTHER FIVE STATES THAT APPROVE GAY MARRIAGE ARE CONNECTICUT, IOWA, MASSACHUSETTS, NEW HAMPSHIRE, AND VERMONT… AS WELL AS WASHINGTON D-C. (2 SHOT) EMILY INVESTIGATORS STILL ON THE SCENE OF A DOUBLE HOMICIDE IN WEST PALM BEACH (VO) JC WE’RE LIVE WITH THE VERY LATEST AS DEPUTIES SEARCH FOR THE SHOOTER .. (WX 3-SHOT TOSS) GOOD MONDAY