Obama To Supporters After Gay Marriage Flip: Donate To My Campaign “If You Agree” …

From: Barack Obama
Subject: Marriage
Date: May 9, 2012 8:04:43 PM EDT

Drew —

Today, I was asked a direct question and gave a direct answer:

I believe that same-sex couples should be allowed to marry.

I hope you’ll take a moment to watch the conversation, consider it, and weigh in yourself on behalf of marriage equality:

http://my.barackobama.com/Marriage

I’ve always believed that gay and lesbian Americans should be treated fairly and equally. I was reluctant to use the term marriage because of the very powerful traditions it evokes. And I thought civil union laws that conferred legal rights upon gay and lesbian couples were a solution.

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