Last updated on: 5/11/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

Obama Endorses Gay Marriages the Day After North Carolina Bans Them

Obama Endorses Gay Marriages the Day After North Carolina Bans Them – North Carolina voters approved an amendment to the state’s constitution by 61% to 39% that bans same-sex marriages and civil unions across the state on May 8, 2012. The following day, President Barack Obama declared his support for gay marriage, becoming the first sitting US president to do so.