Lautenberg: Obama’s Same Sex Marriage Support Should Inspire Congress | Talking Points Memo

Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) — the oldest member of the Senate — on Obama’s evolution:

“President Obama’s support for marriage equality marks an important moment for civil rights in America. We simply can not treat same sex couples as second-class citizens in our country. Marriage equality is one of the most significant civil rights battles of our time and is critical to guaranteeing the equal protection under the law promised to every American in the Constitution. The President’s support for marriage equality should inspire Congress, Governors and state legislatures to advance civil rights for all Americans.”

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