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Polls Show Obama's Support For Gay Marriage Influencing Blacks

Sunday, May 27, 2012

African-American opposition to gay marriage has declined significantly since President Obama's announcement, according to three polls.

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Trayvon Martin Tragedy Edges Onto Presidential Campaign Trail

Friday, March 23, 2012

President Obama made his first public comments Friday about the Trayvon Martin shooting, which opened him up to approval and suspicion in this racially and politically polarized nation.

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Mississippi Voters Reject Personhood Amendment By Wide Margin

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

In the end it wasn't even close. The Mississippi "personhood" amendment on Tuesday's ballot which would have legally defined human life as beginning at the moment of fertilization failed by a very wide margin.Mississippi voters soundly rejected the constitutional amendment, with 58 percent voting "no" and only 41 percent voting "yes."

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