Wednesday, May 9, 2012

President obama

  • (CBS News) President Obama endorsed same-sex marriage Wednesday, just hours after North Carolina adopted a constitutional amendment to ban it -- one of 41 states where same-sex marriage is illegal.
  • (CBS News)
  • With those 10 words, Mr. Obama finally stopped temporizing and "evolving" his position on same-sex marriage and took the moral high ground on what may be the great civil rights struggle of our time.
  • (New York Times)
  • WASHINGTON – With his endorsement of gay marriage on Wednesday, President Obama electrified his liberal base, incensed cultural conservatives and may have insured that a debate on social issues will play a part in the debate ahead of the November election.
  • (USA Today)
  • WASHINGTON - On the fence no longer, President Barack Obama declared his unequivocal support for gay marriage on Wednesday, a historic announcement that gave the polarizing social issue a more prominent role in the 2012 race for the White House.
  • (Newsday)
  • Same-sex marriage advocates are understandably elated and opponents are unsurprisingly disappointed about President Obama's statement Wednesday that he supports gay marriage. But the question remains: What difference does it make? Mr.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After years of evolving on the issue, U.S.
  • (Reuters India)
  • As of Wednesday, President Obama now openly supports gay marriage. North Carolina voters, just a day earlier, decided by a wide margin to amend their constitution to ban gay marriage and civil unions.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama honored Burt Bacharach and Hal David on Wednesday night as two kings of songwriting, presenting them the nations highest prize for popular music at the White House.
  • (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
  • "THE FREEDOM TO MARRY has long been recognized as one of the vital personal rights essential to the orderly pursuit of happiness by free men." So wrote Chief Justice Earl Warren in the 1967 ruling in Loving v.
  • (Washington Post)

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