State Senate Close to Passing Gay Marriage

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports on the major developments that led to gay marriage opponents changing their minds and vowing to vote for the measure.

Karen explains how three Democrats who were opposed to gay marriage now support it, and how local GOP Senator Jim Alesi, following a meeting with Cuomo and same sex marriage advocates, says he will vote for the measure as long as his concerns about religious freedoms are addressed.

WNYC's "It's a Free Country" blog looks at same sex marriage in New York by the numbers.