Diary Of A Hollywood Refugee

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Paging Perez Hilton!!

“Obama supports civil unions rather than same-sex marriage.”

Carey said she was disappointed that Obama didn’t express greater support when the Iowa Supreme Court granted marriage rights to gay couples in the state in April.

On the day of the court decision, the White House issued a statement that, “Obama supports civil unions rather than same-sex marriage.

H. Alexander Robinson, president of the National Black Justice Coalition, said Obama would “continue to lose points” with him as long as he remains opposed to same-sex marriage.
Paging Perez Hilton!!!
The President HAS ALREADY spoken up!!
Like Carrie Prejean, President Obama is opposed to same-sex marriage.
Waiting for you to "hate on" the President like you have on Prejean.

It appears that "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" isn't about to be repealed anytime soon.

Recent comments from Defense Secretary Robert Gates also suggest that Obama may be moving slowly in working with military leaders to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” which prohibits openly gay people from serving in the U.S. armed forces. The Associated Press reported in April that Gates told the U.S. Army War College that changing the law could take years.

Read the entire piece in The Washington Blade

Obama Presssed To Engage

But now Mr. Obama — who has said he opposes same-sex marriage as a Christian but describes himself as a “fierce advocate of equality” for gay men and lesbians (..)

And while the president has urged Congress to pass a hate crimes bill, a high priority for gay groups, he has delayed action on one of his key campaign promises, repealing the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule.


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