From Maryland To Minnesota, Has Obama’s Support For Gay Marriage Changed The Game? | Talking Points Memo

President Obama’s endorsement of same-sex marriage is resonating on multiple local levels. In states where same-sex marriage has been at the forefront of public debate, the president’s position may have caused some black voters to reconsider their stance on gay marriage, recent polls indicate. And it’s making a difference in Minnesota, too, where voters in November will go to the polls to decide on a constitutional amendment that would define marriage as a relationship between a man and a woman.After Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage in May, the phones at Minnesota United for All Families’ campaign headquarters were ringing off the hook.

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