Ray Parks

Obama supports same-sex marriage

In an interview with ABC News, US President Barack Obama said gay marriages “should be legal.”  He said, “Over the course of several years as I have talked to friends and family who are in incredibly committed and monogamous relationships, same-sex relationships, who are raising kids together … at a certain point, I’ve just concluded that for me, personally, it is important to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.”  He said this one day after North Carolina voted to support an amendment that rules out gay marriages.

Read more on the reaction on Rappler and its possible political impact on the LA Times