Catholic League leader Bill Donohue says that President Obama has always “liked the idea of two men getting married.” He said that the president didn’t make his opinion on gay marriage public from the beginning because he wanted to become president first. When asked why he felt so strongly about the subject he stated: “There is so substitute for a marriage between a man and a woman.” The Huffington Post reports:
Bill Donohue from The Catholic League faced-off with Chad Griffin of the Human Rights Campaign on CNN about President Obama’s decision to support gay marriage.
Griffin began by explaining why President Obama’s decision is important to gays and lesbians:
“What the President of the United States said today – the first President of the United States said today – is that he cares for them (LGBT people). He is their president, he is standing up for them and he believes that they too are equal under the law. And that is incredibly significant.”
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