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Obama Supports Gay Marriage

5 comments · save · last comment by Erin V. almost 2 years ago

Chris Fox

Chris F.

FORT WORTH, TEXAS,
United States

6949 posts




Quoted from Jezebel:

"The President says that he's always believed that Americans should be treated equally regardless of their sexual preference, and that he hesitated on gay marriage because he thought civil unions would be enough. But over the years, he's grown to understand that loving families don't necessarily look like a Norman Rockwell painting. He said, 'At a certain point, I've just concluded that for me personally, it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.'"


Say what you will about him. But you have to admit - whether you approve of his policies or not - being the first black president and the first president to support gay marriage is pretty impressive.

almost 2 years ago

#1
Kirstine Eibye Elgaard Christiansen

Kirstine Eibye E.

HADSTEN, AARHUS,
Denmark

296 posts

I have to agree. I think he's just about great.

May 9, 2012

#2
Chris Fox

Chris F.

FORT WORTH, TEXAS,
United States

6949 posts

Also from Jezebel, also relevant.


May 9, 2012

#3
Karime L

Karime L.

EL PASO,
United States

379 posts

I agree.

May 9, 2012

#4
Mika P

Mika P.

DOWNTOWN MANILA,
Philippines

2056 posts

i'm still waiting for the day gay marriage will be allowed in all states, though now i wonder how this will impact presidential campaigns.

May 10, 2012

#5
Erin V

Erin V.

MANILA,
Philippines

243 posts

I respect Obama and he IS a great leader but don't you think he's just trying to get the gay community to support his campaign in becoming president again? Face it, he's had 4 years to announce to the world that he supports gay marriage, but why now?
just wondering.

May 10, 2012

  

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