OBAMA: I have to tell you that over the course of several years as I have talked to friends and family and neighbors when I think about members of my own staff who are in incredibly committed monogamous relationships, same-sex relationships, who are raising kids together, when I think about those soldiers or airmen or marines or sailors who are out there fighting on my behalf and yet feel constrained, even now that Don’t Ask Don’t Tell is gone, because they are not able to commit themselves in a marriage, at a certain point 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.
difendimi per sempre amore mio, almeno tu
in questi angoli del mondo agonizzante di bugie
rimane la ferita, rimane la mia vita
difendimi per sempre in questo mondo in tempesta
in cui l'amore č il solo grido di protesta di noi uomini
riesco a non arrendermi se ci sei tu a difendermi
This could be political suicide though since e majority of the population does not support gay maariage, so I commend him for this. ESPECIALLY since the majority of independent voters, whom he'll have to fight Romney for, are anti-gay marriage.
But the fact that he has done so much for the gay community, scrapping DADt for one, things he actcually has control over is what I admire most. Because in the end, it all comes down to the states deciding over gay marriage.