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Obama's Gay Marriage Contradiction

retiredcoach Wrote: Jun 13, 2012 10:26 AM
When the vote is put to the states -the people vote against gay marriage-32 times! In a few liberal states-liberal legislators and left-wing judges have imposed gay marriage. We are a government of,for and by the people-CASED CLOSED- THE VOTE OF THE "GOVERNMENT (people) STANDS!

Last month, when President Obama finally endorsed gay marriage after years of equivocation, he emphasized that he still thinks states should be free to address the issue as they see fit. Since many voters strongly oppose gay marriage, it is clear why Obama advocates a federalist approach to the question. But it is not clear that he logically can.

Obama's inconsistency is illustrated by two cases involving gay marriage that the Supreme Court could hear during its next term. Two weeks ago, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit overturned a law that prohibits federal recognition of state-licensed...