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  • Marriage equality

    ''I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.'' That's what our President said yesterday afternoon, and with it, made history. Let's show that we're right there with him: Add your name alongside other Democrats in support of marriage equality today.

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  • Mitt Romney: Backward on Equality

    President Barack Obama affirms his personal belief that same-sex couples should be allowed to marry, but Mitt Romney supports the first constitutional amendment to discriminate and deny rights—a huge step backward. Even President George W. Bush supported civil unions.
  • President Obama supports same-sex marriage

    In an interview with ABC News today, President Obama spoke about the evolution of his personal views on same-sex marriage: "Personally, it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same sex couples should be able to get married." Watch the interview clip and share the President’s message with your friends and family.

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  • A historic moment

    President Obama announces his support for same-sex marriage, saying, ''Same-sex couples should be able to get married.''
  • It is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married. – President Barack Obama
  • How we should celebrate Dr. King in 2012

    Rev. Al Sharpton writes, ''In 2012, instead of just verbally praising Dr. King, we should continue his quest for equality and tackle today's greatest civil rights challenges. Then and only then will we truly understand the depth and meaning of celebrating Dr. King's life, legacy, and purpose.''

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