NEW YORK CITY ARCHIVES

Obama Used To Back Gay Marriage!

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It’s true! The Windy City Times is reporting that when he ran for Illinois state Senate in 1996, Barack Obama went on the record saying he was unequivocally in favor of gay marriage. Not civil unions–actual wedlock!

A politician backtracking as he gains power? Nahhhh.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 13, 2009

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