Obama is 'undecided' about same-sex marriage. Other denominations may make a different decision. Between andObama stated his opposition to same-sex marriage and his support for one man-one woman marriage repeatedly, robotically, and without flinching on numerous occasions. This time around, he must embrace marriage equality in order to win. Obama becomes the first president to support same-sex marriage.
Senator and as president.
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Later, Obama aides will dispute that he actually filled out the questionnaire himself. Rather, it revealed a candidate who was perfectly willing to leverage religious homophobia in his quest for the presidency. Obama instructs the Justice Department to stop defending DOMA in court, saying that he believes it is unconstitutional. Seeking reelection in Illinois, Obama fills out another questionnaire for Outlineswhich the Windy City Times published in But the candidate voters witnessed never seemed particularly tortured by his stance. He also opposes same-sex marriage.
President Obama still wants to have it both ways on his same-sex marriage stance. He also opposes same-sex marriage. Open service for transgender troops remains verboten. This week, David Axelrod and Barack Obama engaged in a bit of role reversal. It previously prevented the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages, until the Supreme Court ruled that provision unconstitutional in Obama supports domestic partnerships and same-sex marriage—at least according to the paper trail. But the candidate voters witnessed never seemed particularly tortured by his stance.