5 Things You Need To Read — Thursday, May 10 EditionMay 10th, 2012 12:03 am Avi Zenilman
The backstory: It really was Joe Biden who forced Obama’s hand on gay marriage.
A lonely House Republican defends Planned Parenthood.
A great illustration that illuminates the regional distribution of gay rights — guess how badly the south does?.
Russia launches giant cyber-attack on U.S. video site that was broadcasting anti-Putin protests.
What should America do about the soldier kidnapped by the Taliban? His parents are now publicly pushing for a prisoner swap.
BONUS: Watch Barack Obama come out for gay marriage — again.