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Are African-Americans "Evolving" on Same-Sex Marriage?

Friday, May 11, 2012

President Obama’s endorsement for gay marriage was a landmark moment for the nation, but African-Americans have historically been against the issue. Is that about to change? Rev. Delman Coates discusses ideologic and moral "evolution" of gay marriage in the African-American community. He is a pastor at Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Prince George County, Maryland, and was among just a handful of African-American preachers in the state to support a bill this past February legalizing gay marriage.

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The Takeaway

President Obama Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Thursday, May 10, 2012

“I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married,” President Obama told Robin Roberts in an interview with ABC News yesterday. The comments mark an apparent end to Obama’s two-year, self-described “evolution” on the issue. An openly gay minister from North Carolina and a spokesperson for the Christian-values group American Family Association share their reactions.

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It's A Free Country ®

Explainer: Why 60 percent of NC Voters Didn't Understand Amendment One

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

On Tuesday voters in North Carolina voted in huge numbers to ban same-sex marriage. And yet, 60 percent don't fully understand what the legislation they voted on actually does.

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