Obama A Gay Marriage Late-comer?

President Obama said the other day, "There's a tendency when I weigh in to think suddenly it becomes political and it becomes polarized."

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  • Political parties swap roles: Can social issues help Democrats? - Reuters
    ... class — racial liberalism, feminism, gay rights ... In 2004, it was same-sex marriage. ... of the nation’s first African-American ...
    11/3/2014 - 3:32 pm | View Link
  • Governor, Senate, state House are Minnesota prizes - Miami Herald
    Poll finds tightening race for governor; Franken leads by double ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    11/3/2014 - 2:44 pm | View Link
  • This Dead-Heat Senate Race Is a Bellwether for the Whole Country - The New Republic Online
    Early Voting up in 10 States Compared with 2010 - NewsMax.com
    11/3/2014 - 1:54 pm | View Link
  • 7 Fearless Predictions for the Election, from the Experts - Esquire
    Senate would rain hellfire down on President Obama and ... expanded access to birth control, relaxing gay marriage legislation, demilitarizing the ...
    11/3/2014 - 12:59 pm | View Link
  • Canceled NC marriage ban could alter Senate result - Columbus Republic
    ... the state's gay marriage ban they approved two years ago has been struck down. By an out-of-state judge backed by President Barack Obama, no...
    11/2/2014 - 12:04 pm | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Evangelical President Jimmy Carter Believes Churches, States Should Decide Whether to Marry Gays, Not Federal Government
    Despite his personal belief that gays should have the right to a marriage license, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, an Evangelical Christian, says he believes churches and states should be allowed to decide whether or not to marry gay people.
    10/27/2014 - 2:24 pm | View Link
  • Same-sex marriage gets another big boost from the Obama administration (+video)
    US Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday that the Obama administration is adding six more states to the list of those where federal benefits would be granted to same-sex married couples, bringing the total such states to 32.
    10/25/2014 - 8:35 pm | View Link
  • Same-sex marriage gets another big boost from the Obama administration
    Midway through his first term, President Obama said he was "unwilling to sign on to same-sex marriage primarily because of my understandings of the traditional definitions of marriage." As a US Senate candidate he had declared his belief that "marriage is between a man and a woman."
    10/25/2014 - 5:00 pm | View Link
  • Barack Obama: US Constitution Means Gay Marriage Must Be Legal in All 50 States
    The president previously said the definition of marriage was not a matter for federal law.
    10/22/2014 - 4:34 am | View Link
  • Obama praises Supreme Court stance on gay marriage: magazine
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said the U.S. Supreme Court's recent move to uphold lower-court rulings allowing gay marriage in several states may be its most significant decision during his time in office, he told the New Yorker magazine in comments published on Monday. In declining to decide whether states can prohibit gay marriage, the court last week rejected seven different ...
    10/20/2014 - 8:26 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Will Obama's Support of Gay Marriage Help Him Politically?
    President Obama announced Wednesday that he now supports same sex couples’ right to get married. The president, who had been against gay marriage in 2008 but later said his views were “evolving,” explained that he had decided to support gay marriage ...
    11/18/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Obama No Longer Believes Marriage Definition Should Be Left to States; Says Constitution Requires Gay Marriage in All 50 States
    Although President Barack Obama previously said the definition of marriage should be decided locally, he now believes the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to same same-sex marriage in all states. He also suggested that the Supreme Court's decision ...
    10/21/2014 - 9:29 am | View Link
  • Obama praises Supreme Court stance on gay marriage: magazine
    In declining to decide whether states can prohibit gay marriage, the court last week rejected seven different appeals of court rulings striking down gay marriage bans, effectively giving the go-ahead to same-sex marriage in 11 states that previously ...
    10/20/2014 - 5:47 pm | View Link
  • Obama: 'I Think The Equal Protection Clause Does Guarantee Same-Sex Marriage' In All States
    President Barack Obama seems to have changed his tune on gay marriage, telling The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin he believes same-sex couples in all 50 states should be allowed to marry under the equal protection clause of the Constitution. While Obama said ...
    10/20/2014 - 4:59 pm | View Link
  • Obama praises Supreme Court on gay marriage, has no plans to be a justice
    President Obama, in an interview with the New Yorker, expressed pride in his appointments of women and minorities to the federal bench. (Pool photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar via EPA) By Robert Barnes October 20 Follow @scotusreporter The life of a Supreme ...
    10/20/2014 - 9:50 am | View Link
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  • Obama Says He Supports Gay Marriage
    President Barack Obama said that he supports gay marriage, reversing his position on a controversial social issue just six months before the November ...
    11/22/2014 - 6:25 am | View Website
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    11/21/2014 - 6:12 am | View Website
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    Obama tells Robin Roberts in ABC News Exclusive Interview, "I think same-sex couples should be able to get married." For more on this story, click here ...
    11/20/2014 - 7:20 pm | View Website
  • Obama’s Confusion Grows, Claims Constitution Guarantees ...
    As recently as 2012, he was seen as a traditional marriage supporter
    10/21/2014 - 7:59 pm | View Website
  • Obama No Longer Believes Marriage Definition Should Be ...
    Although President Barack Obama previously said the definition of marriage should be decided locally, he now believes the U.S. Constitution guarantees the ...
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