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    Posted May 9, 2012 by
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    Same-sex marriage: Civil right vs. states' rights

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    I respect Obama's courage on gay marriage


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     omekongo believes that Obama's May 9 announcement of public support for same-sex marriage is and admirable position for the president to take. 'I think there is still a great deal of discussion that needs to happen on the gay marriage issue. The main problem I see is that of tone,' he said. 'We have to find middle ground and I believe the steady positioning on this issue that the President has taken is the right way to go.'
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    President Obama could have waited until after the election (whether he wins or loses) to voice his thoughts on gay marriage. I respect the fact that he chose to make his decision while still in the Oval Office. He said his views have been evolving and they clearly have. No more wavering. Time and again, Obama has proven his critics wrong in saying that he rides the fence on too many issues. I respect his decisiveness on this issue.
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