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Obama weighs in against Minnesota's marriage ballot
startribune.com ^ | April 9, 2012 | PAM LOUWAGIE

Posted on 04/09/2012 6:48:40 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

President Obama's Minnesota campaign waded into the state's marriage amendment fight on Monday with a statement saying the president opposes the proposal that would define marriage only as the union of a man and woman.

Obama for America's Minnesota communications director, Kristin Sosanie, said in a news release that "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 Minnesota ballot initiative would do -- it would single out and discriminate against committed gay and lesbian couples."

Minnesotans will vote Nov. 6 on a state constitutional amendment that would, in effect, ban same-sex marriage.

Rep. Steve Gottwalt, R-St. Cloud, one of the House supporters of the marriage amendment, said he was "disappointed" in the Obama campaign statement.

"Frankly, I think it's unfortunate that the president of the United States is getting involved in a state issue," Gottwalt said, "but that's certainly his right."

(Excerpt) Read more at startribune.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: federalism; homosexualagenda; minnesota; obama; ssm; staterights

1 posted on 04/09/2012 6:48:44 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

There is no bottom of the sewer for this classless POS Ubama.


2 posted on 04/09/2012 6:51:21 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

FUBO!


3 posted on 04/09/2012 7:00:04 PM PDT by duckworth (Perhaps instant karma's going to get you. Perhaps not.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Government by Obummer, of Obummer, and for Obummer shall perish from the face of the earth.


4 posted on 04/09/2012 7:00:06 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 (Obummer against the people`s ballot ?? Who knew?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

His heart is blacker than he pretends to be


5 posted on 04/09/2012 7:01:29 PM PDT by BornToBeAmerican (Kindness will conquer evil)
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To: duckworth

I second that!


6 posted on 04/09/2012 7:06:24 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama’s still working hard to lock in the fag vote.


7 posted on 04/09/2012 7:13:03 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bite-me _resident.


8 posted on 04/09/2012 7:17:33 PM PDT by justrepublican (Screaming like a "Vexatious requester" at a Wellstone memorial...........)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“President Obama’s Minnesota campaign waded into the state’s marriage amendment fight on Monday with a statement saying the president opposes the proposal that would define marriage only as the union of a man and woman.”

If Satan were looking for a way (foregone conclusion) to destroy the very moral fabric and base of a society, he would go after traditional marriage, i.e. between a man and a woman.

Servants of said Serpent, would likely do the same thing ...


9 posted on 04/09/2012 7:32:47 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We’ll show you in November pretender-in-chief!


10 posted on 04/09/2012 7:33:29 PM PDT by Thorliveshere
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Good news. The odds just increased dramatically that MN will vote for the Pubbies. Every place that SSM has been on a ballot it has lost, even in CA. The more tightly Bammy nails his colors to the gay mast, the more likely he will lose. He or his advisors must figure the lost votes will be outweighed by campaign contributions.
11 posted on 04/09/2012 7:35:10 PM PDT by Martin Tell (ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it)
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To: Lancey Howard

Of course the First Bonesmoker opposes any and all such measures for the protection of marriage - after all, didn’t he and Frank Marshall Davis consider themselves to be man and wife? And what about Reggie Love - he’s biting the pillow while Moochelle gets to be in lights. What pathetic miserable degenerates they be.


12 posted on 04/09/2012 7:37:47 PM PDT by Bedford Forrest (Roger, Contact, Judy, Out. Fox One. Splash one.<I>)
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13 posted on 04/09/2012 8:02:43 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If I can remember correctly, didn’t Obummer say, during his last campaign, that he thought marriage should be between a man and a woman????? Anyone remember?


14 posted on 04/09/2012 8:06:57 PM PDT by RightLady (Liberty above all)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Given Mitt ROmney’s record on Gay Issues and implementing the first State Gay Marriage system, you’d think he’d be chiming right in agreeing with Obama on this issue.


15 posted on 04/09/2012 8:08:58 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: Martin Tell
Good news. The odds just increased dramatically that MN will vote for the Pubbies. Every place that SSM has been on a ballot it has lost, even in CA. The more tightly Bammy nails his colors to the gay mast, the more likely he will lose. He or his advisors must figure the lost votes will be outweighed by campaign contributions.

Your only problem is with the POTUS race if Romney is the nominee. He implemented Gay Marriage in MA, so Obama and the Media will be playing that up in spades.
16 posted on 04/09/2012 8:11:45 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: Free ThinkerNY

statement saying the president opposes the proposal that would define marriage only as the union of a man and woman.

I thought Obama claimed he was a Christian..


17 posted on 04/09/2012 8:12:52 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: RightLady

If I can remember correctly, didn’t Obummer say, during his last campaign, that he thought marriage should be between a man and a woman????? Anyone remember?
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Yep. That was at the televised interviews of McCain and Obama conducted by Rev. Rick Warren at his church. That WAS the reply Obama gave when asked the question.


18 posted on 04/09/2012 10:30:39 PM PDT by octex
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To: octex

That was before the election. Now Obama is a lawless criminal Marxist, and nobody in our House & Senate seems to care.


19 posted on 04/10/2012 11:29:34 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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20 posted on 04/13/2012 9:17:19 PM PDT by MplsSteve (Amy Klobuchar is no moderate. She's Al Franken with a nicer smile.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Given Mitt ROmney’s record on Gay Issues and implementing the first State Gay Marriage system, you’d think he’d be chiming right in agreeing with Obama on this issue.


His advisers currently have him locked up in a closet.. Once he escapes and finds a microphone expect him to sing that very tune.


21 posted on 04/13/2012 10:31:17 PM PDT by cableguymn (Good thing I am a conservative. Otherwise I would have to support Mittens like Republicans do.)
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To: MplsSteve

In your face Obama.


22 posted on 04/14/2012 6:29:55 AM PDT by Manic_Episode (Politics is fake. I think it's owned by Vince Mcmahon)
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