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Obama announces his support for same-sex marriage
ABC OTUS News ^ | May 9, 2012 | Rick Klein

Posted on 05/09/2012 11:43:02 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

President Obama today announced that he now supports

same-sex marriage, reversing his longstanding opposition amid growing pressure

from the Democratic base and even his own vice president.

In an interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts, the president

described his thought process as an “evolution” that led him to this place,

based on conversations with his own staff members, openly gay and lesbian

service members, and conversations with his wife and own daughters.

"I have to tell you that over the course of several

years as I have talked to friends and family and neighbors when I think about

members of my own staff who are in incredibly committed monogamous

relationships, same-sex relationships, who are raising kids together, when I

think about those soldiers or airmen or marines or sailors who are out there

fighting on my behalf and yet feel constrained, even now that Don't Ask Don't

Tell is gone, because they are not able to commit themselves in a marriage, at

a certain point I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for

me to go ahead and affirm that I think same sex couples should be able to get

married,” Obama told Roberts, in an interview to appear on ABC’s “Good Morning

America” Thursday. Excerpts of the interview will air tonight on ABC’s “World

News with Diane Sawyer.”

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho2012; bhohomosexualagenda; democrats; gayvote; homobama; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; moralabsolutes; obama; obamatruthfile; reggielove; samesexmarriage
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1 posted on 05/09/2012 11:43:03 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well that should be the final nail in his coffin this November...


2 posted on 05/09/2012 11:44:17 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Free ThinkerNY

WOW


3 posted on 05/09/2012 11:44:35 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eat my dog!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Surprise! Surprise! I guess he’s given up on North Carolina entirely. Better move the convention.


4 posted on 05/09/2012 11:44:43 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: apillar

Thats Nasty!


5 posted on 05/09/2012 11:45:09 AM PDT by jag.drafting
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Feeling the heat a day after the NC defeat.


6 posted on 05/09/2012 11:45:40 AM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: WashingtonSource
Surprise! Surprise! I guess he’s given up on North Carolina entirely. Better move the convention.

Wouldn't that be sweet! ;-D

7 posted on 05/09/2012 11:46:52 AM PDT by nutmeg (Rest in peace, and thank you, Andrew Breitbart)
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To: WashingtonSource

They already have 14,000 signatures to move the convention.


8 posted on 05/09/2012 11:46:54 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“reversing his longstanding opposition”

Yeah, that’s the ticket.

He’s the mayor of the town as well.


9 posted on 05/09/2012 11:47:11 AM 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
For Democrats, Blackness outweighs Religious Values.

No surprise to Conservatives, we knew he was lying his ass off before.

10 posted on 05/09/2012 11:47:16 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama is finally out of the closet. Pun intended.


11 posted on 05/09/2012 11:48:03 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If you would destroy a country first destroy it’s
history and traditions.


12 posted on 05/09/2012 11:48:05 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
conversations with . . . own daughters

Wow! What a dad! Suppose he told them about Larry Sinclair . . . ya' know . . . just to use as an example? Huh?

This guys a creep!

13 posted on 05/09/2012 11:48:15 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And that just lost him most of the country. He Kinkied his own campaign (so named after Kinky Friedman, who ran for governor in Texas - and committed campaign suicide when he said that he supported the smoking of marijuana.)


14 posted on 05/09/2012 11:48:57 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: apillar

“Well that should be the final nail in his coffin this November...”

I don’t think so. He’s running against a guy who forced gay marriage on Massachusetts by executive action. If Romney comes out and denounces Obama for supporting same-sex marriage, a trap can be sprung by going over the timeline and circumstances of what Romney did.

Massachusetts law, the stuff actually codified in the books, did not change and still remain the same as they were before Romney forced Town Clerks and Justices of the Peace to start issuing same sex licenses.

Well, Romney did change one law, there is no longer a requirement for a clean bill of STD health to get a license in MA.


15 posted on 05/09/2012 11:49:16 AM PDT by DBrow
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Coming less than 24 hours after a noteworthy event what Osama's saying,among other things,is:

FORNICATE YOU,NORTH CAROLINA KNUCKLEDRAGGERS!


16 posted on 05/09/2012 11:49:27 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Julia: another casualty of the "War on Poverty")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So, our wonderful giant of a president has his core beliefs constantly evolving. How do you ever trust a man like that. What next? And how convenient to say “evolving.” My bet is he has always believed this way but was 100% playing the politic card. In my core beliefs, that’s just chicken poop.


17 posted on 05/09/2012 11:50:17 AM PDT by NTegraT (Deep in the Heart of Texas)
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; DKNY; ...
Just breaking, apparently.

Source is ABC News article by Rick Klein (May 9, 2012)

18 posted on 05/09/2012 11:50:38 AM PDT by nutmeg (Rest in peace, and thank you, Andrew Breitbart)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Gutsy Call ... look at how choreographed this was and then pesky North Carolina has to go and poop in his punch bowl.


19 posted on 05/09/2012 11:50:43 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Chen Guangcheng: Gutsy call, Obama /UltraMegaDrippingSarc)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

As long as the subject isn’t the economy it helps Obama.


20 posted on 05/09/2012 11:51:44 AM PDT by Brookhaven (Don't mistake my vote for Romney as a vote FOR Romney, it's a vote against Obama.)
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To: C19fan

Obama is bisexual. Ive known that since the first day I saw him on TV..Obama likes pitching for both teams


21 posted on 05/09/2012 11:51:52 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Free ThinkerNY

But of course. The “moral-degenerate in chief” supports moral-degeneracy. And now has finally put it on the record. It’s an all-out crime that someone like Obama is living in the White House. He belongs in a gutter.


22 posted on 05/09/2012 11:52:39 AM PDT by greene66
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To: apillar

LOL! Even after the NC results.

Prop 8 won in CA because Obama brought out a LOT of the black vote and most of them voted for Prop 8. I received pro Prop 8 flyers in the mail citing Obama’s opposition to gay marriage.

Popcorn time.


23 posted on 05/09/2012 11:53:19 AM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: Free ThinkerNY
... reversing his longstanding opposition amid growing pressure from the Democratic base and even his own vice president.

What a pathetic phony. This fake 'thought process evolution' is nauseating. Mr. Gutsy Call, eh?


24 posted on 05/09/2012 11:53:19 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wiley wascal...waiting until the day after the NC GBLT loss.

No, wait a minute...shouldn’t he have said something BEFORE the vote?


25 posted on 05/09/2012 11:53:22 AM PDT by moovova
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To: massgopguy
They already have 14,000 signatures to move the convention.

Can I suggest a site about 750 miles DUE EAST ?

26 posted on 05/09/2012 11:53:40 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Of course he does. He’s a homo.


27 posted on 05/09/2012 11:54:32 AM PDT by Darren McCarty (The Republican Party is bigger than the presidency.)
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To: tet68

The left, and their ideological “father”, have been out to destroy the family as an institution since its inception.


28 posted on 05/09/2012 11:54:32 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why is there any surprise a government hack is opposed to the will of the people. Lugar got his walking papers.

Here in CA we voted for Prop 8 yet the legislator still passes laws for tyranny of the minority.


29 posted on 05/09/2012 11:54:47 AM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: DBrow

Nah. That argument is moot. One is campaigning on opposing it; the other is for it. Obama will be the gay choice.

Where homosexual marriage is the wedge issue, those for will vote for Obama, those opposed will vote for Romney.


30 posted on 05/09/2012 11:55:03 AM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obumster must believe that 10% of us are fags and this will bring him votes.


31 posted on 05/09/2012 11:55:09 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Izzy Dunne
Can I suggest a site about 750 miles DUE EAST ?

Works for me. ;-)

32 posted on 05/09/2012 11:55:23 AM PDT by nutmeg (Rest in peace, and thank you, Andrew Breitbart)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"conversations with his wife and own daughters"

And While I'm at it!!! What credentials do his daughters have in this issue? Why should he even bring them into this? They've never been in any relationship in their lives (a la criticism of Ann Romney).

33 posted on 05/09/2012 11:55:47 AM PDT by NTegraT (Deep in the Heart of Texas)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What pervert. Why would he talk to his young children about this issue.


34 posted on 05/09/2012 11:55:54 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He talked to his young daughters about homosexuality?

Wow, very creepy.


35 posted on 05/09/2012 11:57:17 AM PDT by Obadiah (Resist we much!)
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To: Izzy Dunne

What will his Imam say?


36 posted on 05/09/2012 11:57:29 AM PDT by joltinjoe
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To: Free ThinkerNY
No need to worry Obozo the clown knows that he will not lose more than a handful of his black voters.
37 posted on 05/09/2012 11:57:46 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I suspect that he wants a same sex marriage for himself.I doubt that the Moose would really care at this point.


38 posted on 05/09/2012 11:57:46 AM 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
No need to worry Obozo the clown knows that he will not lose more than a handful of his black voters.
39 posted on 05/09/2012 11:58:00 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Revolting cat!

Yes, it is funny when leftists start believing their own lies.

“Project 10” has been around for a long time. It’s the method of “jamming” that the left uses to impose their worldview whenever possible. The idea was to assert, at any given opportunity, that 10% of the population are homos.

I actually was at a dinner one night where the lone sheeperal blurted this out, totally out of context and non-sequitur to the conversation.

Everyone looked at her with a WTF expression on their faces.


40 posted on 05/09/2012 11:58:04 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Blackmailed by his own base. Support it or be outed. Grab the popcorn!


41 posted on 05/09/2012 11:58:16 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: svcw
What pervert. Why would he talk to his young children about this issue.

I agree -- he should be arrested immediately and all children access rights except for supervised visitation be pulled.

42 posted on 05/09/2012 11:58:16 AM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature not nurture TM)
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To: moovova

I am not surprised that he has flipped on the issue, (probably what he really believed from the start). However, the timing of the announcement is curious!


43 posted on 05/09/2012 11:58:24 AM PDT by CarolinaGOP ("Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face." - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I pegged him as a catcher.


44 posted on 05/09/2012 11:58:25 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan; Clint N. Suhks; rightwingintelligentsia; CDB; Biggirl; AGreatPer; ...
Just breaking...

Source is ABC News article by Rick Klein (5/9/12)

45 posted on 05/09/2012 11:58:40 AM PDT by nutmeg (Rest in peace, and thank you, Andrew Breitbart)
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To: apillar

Since Romney als supports gay marriage, I don’t see how this is a nail in his coffin... or even a factor at all.


46 posted on 05/09/2012 11:59:04 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: Free ThinkerNY; little jeremiah

0h0m0 is desperate and acting like an incensed fighting fagot!

Now, “some” decent blacks will sit home in November!

The militant fagots just cut their own throats by forcing the cowardly fagot to come clean, er, come DIRTY is a new expression that should be used in the 0h0m0 era!

The fags also got Romney’s contribution to an anti-fag marriage organization and gave it to the a fag co-chairthing of the 0kaka reelection campaign! (just heard FOX recounting this felony!)

This thread should be pinged to the 0h0m0sexual Agenda Ping List.


47 posted on 05/09/2012 11:59:13 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D in L0w and H0lder)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

His base wouldn’t let him vote “present”.


48 posted on 05/09/2012 11:59:18 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Romney's judicial appointments were more radical than Obama's)
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To: Revolting cat!

No, the problem is that he is low on money and has been having a hard time fundraising. He is looking to motivate contributions. He certainly will get some cash for this.


49 posted on 05/09/2012 11:59:43 AM PDT by buwaya
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To: D-fendr

“One is campaigning on opposing it; the other is for it.”

This might flip Mitt again. He tried to run to the LEFT of Ted Kennedy in a senate race, especially on gay issues. It will be difficult for Mitt to keep up his act in the face of this.

Obama may be doing this explicitly to force Mitt to shout Me Too!


50 posted on 05/09/2012 12:00:14 PM PDT by DBrow
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