HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Editorials & Other Articles (Forum) » Denver Post: It's About T...

Fri May 11, 2012, 07:31 PM

 

Denver Post: It's About Time for Gay Marriage

Rare praise for POTUS -

We were glad to see President Obama abandon the middle ground he had so awkwardly carved out on the issue of gay marriage as it was quickly becoming a no-man's land.

Obama's support for gay marriage, announced Wednesday in a television interview, was late in coming, but is still an important piece of information for voters contemplating who to support in November. It was also the right position to take on this civil rights issue.

North Carolina voters Tuesday passed a constitutional amendment that prohibited civil unions and defined marriage as solely between a man and a woman.

Outrage and calls for a special session over the failure of civil unions legislation in the Colorado General Assembly show how important the matter is closer to home.

Amidst evidence that Americans' attitudes about gay marriage have been changing quickly, the country still needs leadership as opponents dig in.

Read more: Editorial: It's about time for gay marriage and Obama's support - The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_20585419/editorial-its-about-time-gay-marriage-mdash-and#ixzz1ubglcNlA
Read The Denver Post's Terms of Use of its content: http://www.denverpost.com/termsofuse

0 replies, 774 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Reply to this thread