Fung and Klein, life-partners of 18 years, toast with champagne on the observation deck of the Empire State Building after their marriage ceremony in New York

 
Fung and Klein, life-partners of 18 years, toast with champagne on the observation deck of the Empire State Building after their marriage ceremony in New York
Phil Fung (R) and Shawn Klein, life-partners of 18 years, toast with champagne on the observation deck of the Empire State Building after their marriage ceremony in New York in this file photo taken February, 14, 2012. U.S. President Barack Obama said in an interview with ABC on Wednesday he believed same-sex couples should be allowed to get married, marking a shift in his evolving position on the issue that is likely to please his political base and upset conservatives. REUTERS/Andrew Burton/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)