May 9th, 2012
03:01 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama announces he supports same-sex marriage

(CNN) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday he supports same-sex marriage, raising the political stakes on an issue over which Americans are evenly split.

The announcement was the first by a sitting president and put Obama squarely at odds with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.


Filed under: President Obama • Same-sex marriage
soundoff (127 Responses)
  1. Sniffit


    May God have mercy on you Obama"

    This from the guy who was going to sacrifice his own child?

    May 9, 2012 05:06 pm at 5:06 pm |
  2. Woman In California

    So, what of it?

    Obama 2012

    May 9, 2012 05:16 pm at 5:16 pm |
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