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Is the NAACP A Fair Representation of the African-American Community?

Mauk Wrote: May 22, 2012 1:13 PM
Of course they can, if they happen to love someone of the opposite sex. That happens to be the definition of marriage. If you want to call it something else fine, but a square ain't a circle - no matter how much you want it to be.

On Saturday, May 19, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) officially came out and declared their support for same-sex marriage. According to USA TODAY, the organization saw the issue has comparable to civil rights.

Ironically, this stance fails to comply with a large sector of the African-American population. Roughly 62% of blacks are against same-sex marriage, according to a Pew Research poll conducted in October 2011. This is not surprising. African-Americans overwhelmingly supported the 2008 passage of Proposition 8, which banned same sex marriage in the state of California, providing more evidence that blacks are...