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Obama Opposes NC Amendment 1

Jim Burroway

March 16th, 2012

President Barack Obama today came out against North Carolina’s proposed Amendment 1, which would ban same-sex marriage. According to multiple sources, the Obama campaign issued this statement:

“While the president does not weigh in on every single ballot measure in every state, the record is clear that the president has long opposed divisive and discriminatory efforts to deny rights and benefits to same sex couples. That’s what the North Carolina ballot initiative would do — it would single out and discriminate against committed gay and lesbian couples — and that’s why the president does not support it.”

North Carolinians will vote on the measure during the May 8 primary.

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Timothy Kincaid
March 16th, 2012 | LINK

thank you Mr. President

Grendel
March 19th, 2012 | LINK

Until the president actually comes out in favor of gay marriage these half assed “I oppose the amendment banning gay marriage but I oppose gay marriage too” statements accomplish nothing. Everyone recognizes them for what they are – spineless political pandering.

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