Same-Sex Marriage and the Changing Face of America
President Obama Backs Same-Sex Marriage
Marriage equality remained a contentious issue during the 2012 election cycle. President Obama became the first U.S. president to publicly endorse same-sex marriage during an interview with ABC News in May. However, he said that the decision to legalize same-sex unions should be left to the states.
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