With those obama for same sex marriage in Vancouver, U. On Sunday's "Meet the Press," Vice President Joe Biden appeared to go off script and made news when he said he was absolutely comfortable with gay marriage. In Augustonly one third of Americans supported same-sex marriage, and 36 per cent rejected any legal recognition for gay and lesbian couples.
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So I'm hoping it helps. By yesterday, President Obama told ABC News that after months of reflection, he's concluded that same sex marriage ought to be legal. In fact, Obama's Justice Department actively defended the anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act in court until last year, when Karen Golinski, a federal lawyer, managed a rare victory in obtaining coverage by the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program for the woman she legally married.
And for that, we thank you, Mr. I agree to be contacted by the Georgia Straight. It's an unfortunate pattern of his presidency.
We'll see you again on Monday. Seriously, Obama. Then-candidate Obama campaigned in on breaking the mold of cynical politics, but he too often has cowed from difficult political choices as president, ducking out the back door when the moment was banging on the front.
We will not make our society more civilized by detaching one of our central institutions from its civilized task. Good luck.
Ryan with us from Columbus. But how dare anyone - if you don't agree with same-sex marriage, you have the right to not agree. History will remember this president in this moment. But thank you very much for the phone call.
Also, it has become like a transaction. We are now guaranteed impassioned fights about advancing human rights, equality, and dignity even though it's and there should be no reason to require these sorts of debates.