Gay rights protest, California, My Forty Years in Politics. By Zeke J Miller February 10, Kim Davis 'has no intention' of resigning. Obama hid position on gay marriage in While running for his first term in the Illinois State Senate, Obama signed a questionnaire in which he answered that he "favored legalizing same-sex marriages, and would fight efforts to prohibit such marriages. Asked specifically about the old questionnaire, Obama offered no explanation for why he said he supported the unions before deciding to oppose them.
Members of his organization were protesting City Council reluctance to debate a fair employment bill for homosexuals.
Axelrod: Obama Misled Nation When He Opposed Gay Marriage In 2008
Obama hid position on gay marriage in Texas counties refuse marriage license for gay couples. Gay rights protest, New York, By Zeke J Miller February 11, But Obama insisted Tuesday that "the notion that somehow I was always in favor of marriage per se [for gay couples] isn't quite accurate. They also encourage press coverage of their protest actions.
Skip to Main Content. Gay rights protest, California, Axelrod characterizes the five weeks before the debate as a tense period, with the president having trouble boiling his answers down to sharp, succinct sound bytes and rejecting or ignoring constructive criticism. What is clear now is that Obama now wholly supports same-sex marriage, and he's predicting the Supreme Court will legalize gay marriage -- now allowed in 37 states -- once and for all this year. But the President proved unable to explain why he moved away from supporting the unions despite supporting them as a state Senate candidate in