Presidential candidate position same sex
And in May , while running for a second term, President Obama endorsed same-sex marriage. On the topic of same-sex marriage, Trump stated in June that he was "for traditional marriage" but in stated, "I think I'm evolving, and I think I'm a very fair person, but I OVERVIEW OF CANDIDATE POSITIONS .
Mar 15, Six months before his second presidential election, President Obama announced his support for gay marriage in May The announcement reversed his position that maintained support for civil unions but opposed same-sex marriages . The change made Obama the first sitting U.S. president to.
Description:Jim Webb has spanned the spectrum of opinions on same-sex marriage. Martin O'Malley is likely to bring up his support for same-sex marriage every time he talks to fellow Democrats. Rick Santorum became a target of gay activist Dan Savage in after equating gay sex with practices like bestiality and polygamy, resulting in an internet campaign to give his last name a new, crude definition. Obama in , remembers the candidate asking her to turn off her tape recorder so they could have a candid conversation on same-sex marriage. However, Karger continued to follow his passion for politics, and eventually landed with the Dolphin Group in Cheney's remarks were in stark contrast to those of President George W. Here is a look at some of the most high-profile politicians who have changed their opinions on the issue in the past decade.