Skip to comments.Obama announces his support for same-sex marriage
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 Ive 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 ABCs Good Morning
America Thursday. Excerpts of the interview will air tonight on ABCs World
News with Diane Sawyer.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...
Well that should be the final nail in his coffin this November...
Surprise! Surprise! I guess he’s given up on North Carolina entirely. Better move the convention.
Feeling the heat a day after the NC defeat.
Wouldn't that be sweet! ;-D
They already have 14,000 signatures to move the convention.
No surprise to Conservatives, we knew he was lying his ass off before.
Obama is finally out of the closet. Pun intended.
If you would destroy a country first destroy it’s
history and traditions.
Wow! What a dad! Suppose he told them about Larry Sinclair . . . ya' know . . . just to use as an example? Huh?
This guys a creep!
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.)
“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.
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.
Source is ABC News article by Rick Klein (May 9, 2012)
Gutsy Call ... look at how choreographed this was and then pesky North Carolina has to go and poop in his punch bowl.
As long as the subject isn’t the economy it helps Obama.
Obama is bisexual. Ive known that since the first day I saw him on TV..Obama likes pitching for both teams
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.
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.
What a pathetic phony. This fake 'thought process evolution' is nauseating. Mr. Gutsy Call, eh?
Wiley wascal...waiting until the day after the NC GBLT loss.
No, wait a minute...shouldn’t he have said something BEFORE the vote?
Can I suggest a site about 750 miles DUE EAST ?
Of course he does. He’s a homo.
The left, and their ideological “father”, have been out to destroy the family as an institution since its inception.
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.
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.
Obumster must believe that 10% of us are fags and this will bring him votes.
Works for me. ;-)
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).
What pervert. Why would he talk to his young children about this issue.
He talked to his young daughters about homosexuality?
Wow, very creepy.
What will his Imam say?
I suspect that he wants a same sex marriage for himself.I doubt that the Moose would really care at this point.
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.
Blackmailed by his own base. Support it or be outed. Grab the popcorn!
I agree -- he should be arrested immediately and all children access rights except for supervised visitation be pulled.
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!
I pegged him as a catcher.
Source is ABC News article by Rick Klein (5/9/12)
Since Romney als supports gay marriage, I don’t see how this is a nail in his coffin... or even a factor at all.
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.
His base wouldn’t let him vote “present”.
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.
“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!
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