Barack obama becomes the first us president to back gay marriage, speaking out on the politically charged issue in a tv interview. Barack obama on the issues on barack obama presidential candidates : follow @ontheissuesorg 2016 contenders | donald trump : mike pence | hillary no on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage: strongly favors topic 3: favors topic 4. Speaking hours after north carolina became the 30th state in the country to explicitly outlaw same-sex marriage, mr obama told a specially-convened interview that personally he supported them. President obama: gay marriage ruling 'victory for america' president barack obama said obama's views on same-sex marriage have evolved over the years as a us senator from illinois and a 2008 presidential candidate.
Hundreds of kenyan pastors have had enough of president barack obama's aggressive push for african nations to forsake their religious convictions and fully embrace homosexual behavior and same-sex marriage. Gay rights moved to the forefront of the presidential campaign tuesday after democratic sen barack obama's announcement that he opposes a november ballot measure that would ban same-sex marriage in california in a letter to san francisco's alice b toklas lesbian gay bisexual transgender. In an interview with abc news' robin roberts, the president described his thought process as an evolution that led him to this decision did you discuss this with mrs obama, the same-sex marriage issue president obama: i did. Watch president barack obama speak about the supreme court's same-sex marriage ruling. Us president barack obama smiles as he takes part in the catholic-evangelical leadership summit on overcoming poverty at georgetown which found that the 14th amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex business insider intelligence exclusive.
The president of the united states called today's ruling by the supreme court overturning same-sex marriage bans a victory for america and said we've made our union a little more perfect. Former us vice president joe biden has revealed what president obama told him about same-sex marriage. By dan gilgoff, cnncom religion editor washington (cnn) -- addressing his large, mostly black congregation on sunday morning, the rev wallace charles smith did not mince words about where he stood on president barack obama's newly announced support for same-sex marriage: the church.
President obama today announced that he now supports same-sex marriage, reversing his longstanding opposition amid growing pressure from the democratic base and even his own vice president. The us supreme court rules that same-sex marriage is a legal right - a decision president obama hails as a victory for america. washington president obama called the supreme court decision requiring states to recognize same-sex marriage a victory for america our nation was founded on a bedrock principle that we are all created equal.
President barack obama vice president joe biden the supreme court recognized that the constitution guarantees marriage equality [to] or even visit another this ruling will strengthen all of our communities by offering to all loving same-sex couples the dignity of marriage across. his opposition to same-sex marriage had been cited repeatedly by proposition 8's defenders as evidence that people who wanted to retain the traditional definition of marriage sent a memo to the white house suggesting language that obama should use in endorsing same-sex marriage. But that's what happened over the weekend when the vice-president appeared to endorse same-sex marriage of course, with biden, the statement in question involved the usual caveats barack obama and the value of strategic ambiguity in the gay marriage debate in defense of biden. 1998 undecided on marriage: in a political questionnaire, when asked if the illinois government should recognize same-sex marriages, obama's response was undecided. He's called same-sex marriage unstrategic, against his religious beliefs president barack obama told abc news indeed while the president has consistently supported civil rights for gay couples .