The White House spokesperson Shin Inouye has issued a statement to the Washington Blade in response to a question on President Obama’s position on the Minnesota marriage amendment.
Here’s the statement:
“The President has long opposed divisive and discriminatory efforts to deny rights and benefits to same sex couples or to take such rights away. While he believes this is an issue best addressed by the states, he also believes that committed gay couples should have the same rights and responsibilities afforded to any married couple in this country.”
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