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Obama Becomes First President To Mention Gay Rights In Inaugural Address
TPM ^ | January 21, 2013 | Sahil Kapur

Posted on 01/21/2013 1:09:10 PM PST by Zakeet

President Obama on Monday became the first American president to refer to gay rights in an inaugural address, drawing effusive praise from gay rights advocates for his strong embrace of the cause and reflecting how much his views have changed.

“Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law,” the president said, “for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well.”

He invoked the Stonewall riots of 1969, a landmark event in the history of the gay rights movement, tying them to seminal events in the battles for women’s suffrage and civil rights.

“We, the people,” Obama said, “declare today that the most evident of truths — that all of us are created equal — is the star that guides us still; just as it guided our forebears through Seneca Falls, and Selma, and Stonewall.”

CNN’s Anderson Cooper immediately recognized the significance of the moment.

“For a president who only recently, to use his word, evolved on the issue of same-sex marriage, he made very forceful statements in this inaugural address, actually, historic statements on equal rights for gay and lesbian Americans,” said Cooper, who is openly gay.

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Gay rights groups were thrilled by Obama’s explicit embrace of their cause.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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Gay rights groups were thrilled by Obama’s explicit embrace of their cause ...

1 posted on 01/21/2013 1:09:17 PM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

We all know you are in the closet, obozo!

How about revealing secrets like your college records and how you got into, much less made it through Harvard Law given your 3rd level intellect?


2 posted on 01/21/2013 1:14:55 PM PST by freedumb2003 (lib "think": My bumper sticker didn't go into details about that!)
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To: Zakeet

Ask the black church going voters what they thought of President Obama’s comparison of Selma to Stonewall.


3 posted on 01/21/2013 1:15:15 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: freedumb2003

We also know he lied to voters in 2008 when he claimed he opposed same sex marriage and later came “evolve” on this issue.


4 posted on 01/21/2013 1:19:47 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

The “black church goers” are just that...church goers. When 96% of blacks vote for abortion and homosexual marriage their designation as “Christian” bears scrutiny.


5 posted on 01/21/2013 1:24:03 PM PST by Josa
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To: Zakeet

But...but...what about the transgendered?


6 posted on 01/21/2013 1:27:48 PM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Josa

They were assured in 2008 by their pastors and community leaders that he was not pro-abort/pro-homo. “Fight the smears.”

Millions stayed home this time.

But ask them how they like their historical touchstone repeatedly whored out by Baraq Hussein Ubama. A man who told a crowd gathered in Selma that HE EXITS because somebody marched in Selma. Not exists in the White House, but that HIS PARENTS came together after that march. That march that happened YEARS after his birth and while his parents were already splitting apart.

How do they like the Civil Rights march against segregation being compared to a riot against cops shutting down a mob run speakeasy gay bar?


7 posted on 01/21/2013 1:28:40 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Zakeet

The Gay Vote alone was enough to deliver the Obama win in 2012 and now he will repay the gays and other non white, non Evangelical Christian, non male, non Conservative groups.


8 posted on 01/21/2013 1:28:40 PM PST by OKRA2012
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To: Zakeet

Anyone know exactly what ‘rights’ it is that ‘gay’ people are ‘denied’ ?


9 posted on 01/21/2013 1:48:12 PM PST by UCANSEE2
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To: Zakeet

He would not give a hoot in Hell for them if they had no MONEY!


10 posted on 01/21/2013 1:53:50 PM PST by shalom aleichem
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To: Zakeet

I hope this jug-eared queer dies of aids.


11 posted on 01/21/2013 2:01:11 PM PST by patriotsblood
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To: Zakeet

Another First for America - the First Faggot. This is a cause to celebrate, Gag Me with a spoon! America is falling apart from within. Where are the Huns and other vandals to deal the final death blow to a once great country? Oh i forgot the politicians are the Vandals, they are stealing more and more from the very foundations of America. America sad to see you go the way of Rome, Athens and Sparta - homosexuality - the wussification of America’s male population. Political leadership is a ball-less wonder that sucks off of Obama’s Teat.


12 posted on 01/21/2013 2:12:44 PM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: UCANSEE2
Anyone know exactly what ‘rights’ it is that ‘gay’ people are ‘denied’ ?

None. They want approval not acceptance. They won't rest until they get their name in the Constitution.

13 posted on 01/21/2013 2:13:05 PM PST by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: a fool in paradise
By the time of the Selma march, Barack's parents were already divorced and Barack Sr. had married his third wife.

I wonder if he picked "Stonewall" to signal his support for the gay agenda because of the alliteration with "Seneca Falls" and "Selma" or because today is Stonewall Jackson's birthday, to taunt Southern whites? But Obama may not know who Stonewall Jackson was or be aware that it's his birthday today.

14 posted on 01/21/2013 2:17:57 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Zakeet

When will Larry’s Gurnee Adventures make the mainstream news? Not that there’s anything wrong with it.


15 posted on 01/21/2013 2:23:33 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: patriotsblood

now we have to encourage the mentally ill


16 posted on 01/21/2013 2:27:04 PM PST by turdhopper
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To: Zakeet

Lesbian and gay band playing in the parade..MSM enthusiastically covering it.


17 posted on 01/21/2013 2:59:04 PM PST by opentalk
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18 posted on 01/21/2013 3:23:06 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: a fool in paradise
Ask the black church going voters what they thought of President Obama’s comparison of Selma to Stonewall.

They knew about it before the election, and apparently, it didn't make any difference to them.

19 posted on 01/21/2013 3:29:01 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: a fool in paradise

That march that happened YEARS after his birth and while his parents were already splitting apart.


This is Standard Operating Practice for the left.

Hillary Clinton claimed that her parents named her after Sir Edmond Hillary even though she was born long before he gained fame.

Al Gore claimed his mother sang him to sleep with “Look for the Union Label,” even though it hadn’t been written until he was a grown man. Actually, I can believe this one...


20 posted on 01/21/2013 3:41:17 PM PST by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Fair is a place you go to eat cotton candy and step in monkey poop)
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To: SuziQ; a fool in paradise
They knew about it before the election, and apparently, it didn't make any difference to them.

For some, apparently, skin color is thicker than reason.

21 posted on 01/21/2013 4:01:59 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Zakeet; AFA-Michigan; Abathar; Absolutely Nobama; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; Antoninus; ...
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Sorry to force another one about this revolting topic on the ping list. But it is historic and unprecedented and nothing happens without some kind of reaction; it's merely Natural Law. And Natural Law has an Author. As a mind wash, here's a quote from George Washington:

"It would be peculiarly improper to omit, in this official act my fervent supplication to that Almighty Being, who rules over the universe, who presides in the council of nations, and whose providential aid can supply every human defect, that His benediction may consecrate to the liberties and happiness of the people of the United States...Every step by which they have advanced seems to have been distinguished by some providential agency. We ought to be no less persuaded that the propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right which Heaven itself has ordained."

George Washington, President of the United States.

22 posted on 01/21/2013 5:56:19 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Zakeet

Bookmark.


23 posted on 01/21/2013 10:32:47 PM PST by SoCal SoCon (Conservatism =/= Corporatism.)
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To: Zakeet

What are to we expect from this piece of ghetto trash but for him to pander to the coprophiliacs? He is simply in league with anything that sends money and/or votes.


24 posted on 01/22/2013 7:53:45 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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