Obama Voices His Support for Gay Marriage

By: From the AP
By: From the AP

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he now supports same-sex marriage, ending months of equivocation on a subject with powerful election-year consequences.

Obama says he has concluded that it is important for him to affirm that he thinks same-sex couples should be able to get married. He says he came to the conclusion over the course of several years of talking to family and friends.

Obama has previously said his personal views of gay marriage were evolving, a stance that frustrated gay rights supporters.

Obama revealed his support for gay marriage in an interview with ABC News.

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  • by rainman Location: winnebago on May 9, 2012 at 08:05 PM
    obama is a whore who will sell his soul for a vote. dont be hood winked by this phoney low life.
  • by Derek Location: Rockford on May 9, 2012 at 05:21 PM
    @ Steven- You would be the wife
  • by Al Location: Rockford on May 9, 2012 at 02:32 PM
    About time! Obama needs to strongly contrast himself against the myopic (homophobic, pro-rich & anti-women, intransigence to compromise, etc.)views of the Republicans--who have painted themselves into the ultra-right wing corner of the political landscape!
  • by Steven Location: Rockford on May 9, 2012 at 02:04 PM
    If Obama & Biden Were To Get Married...Who Would Be The Wife???
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