As Illinois state senator, Barack Obama was pro; as president, he's been anti … but is 'evolving'. So, evolve again already!
I was in New York last Friday night and headed down to the old Stonewall Inn, the birthplace of the LGBTQ civil rights movement. I joined thousands of others celebrating our big victory a week ago in the Empire State: yes, by a vote of 33 to 29 gay marriage passed the Republican controlled state senate just hours earlier, and Governor Andrew Cuomo had already signed it into law. All but one Democrat, Senator Rubén Díaz, voted for the bill. Four courageous Republican state senators voted yes for marriage equality to put it over the top. They stood up for equal rights for all Americans – as Republicans used to do and should do.
So, I can't help but wonder: if there had been a "state senator Obama (Democrat, New York)", would he have been the second Democrat opposing week? The president said recently that he is "evolving" on gay marriage. Well, I wrote an article last December that said, "President Obama, Evolve Already!"
Complete article at Guardian : http://bit.ly/l4wLY9