HISTORIC: Obama endorses marriage equality3:15 pm - 05/09/2012
President Obama ended his 19-month long evolution on the issue of extending marriage rights to gay couples on Wednesday when he voiced support for marriage equality.
In an interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts, Obama said “I’ve stood on the side of broader equality for the LGBT community; I hesitated on gay marriage because I thought that civil unions would be sufficient…”
“I was sensitive to the fact that for a lot of people the word marriage evokes very powerful traditions religions beliefs so forth.”
“…Over the course of several years — when I talk to friends family, neighbors, members of my own staff… — at a certain point I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to affirm that I think same sex couples should get married.”
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