Jun 26, 2015 · Vice President Biden, whose public support for gay marriage predates Obama's, said gay and lesbian couples "share a love for their partners constrained only . Gay marriage? No. As Obama sought a U.S. Senate seat in 2004, he told the Windy City Times, "I am a fierce supporter of domestic-partnership and civil-union laws. I am not a supporter of gay.
Feb 11, 2015 · President Barack Obama maintained in a new interview that he “evolved” on gay marriage, despite a top aide’s assertion in a new book that . Jun 26, 2015 · Read the entire transcript of the speech President Obama gave after the historic Supreme Court decision granting marriage rights to same-sex couples It’s a victory for gay and lesbian.
Jun 29, 2015 · Candidate Obama said he did not support it and that the institution of marriage has “religious roots” and “strong tradition” and as such is important to Americans. “I have been very clear on this,” Obama told a television reporter at a Springfield, Ill., campaign event. “I have said I am not a supporter of gay marriage. Obama’s open support was not so much a catalyst for change as much as a reflection of change already well underway. Given the huge shifts in public support for gay marriage, it was now.
Jun 26, 2015 · Obama has wrestled personally with gay marriage, having said he supported civil unions -- but not same-sex marriage -- as a candidate for the White House in 2008. He said that his views as a. May 10, 2012 · Obama’s statement, personal though it is, may move the conversation further.” [New York Daily News, 5/10/12] Kansas City Star: “In A National Conversation That Has Moved With Unprecedented Speed, Wednesday Was A Landmark: President Obama Pronounced Himself Personally Supportive Of Gay Marriage.The Time Is Clearly Turning.