President Obama opposes Amendment 1, calls it "divisive and discriminatory"
March 16, 2012 at 3:07PM
The Obama campaign put out a statement today, attributed to spokesman Cameron French:
“While the president does not weigh in on every single ballot measure in every state, the record is clear that the president has long opposed divisive and discriminatory efforts to deny rights and benefits to same sex couples. That’s what the North Carolina ballot initiative would do — it would single out and discriminate against committed gay and lesbian couples — and that’s why the president does not support it.”
The President was hailed, of course, by the Anti-Amendment 1 campaign:
Protect All NC Families, the coalition effort to educate North Carolinians of the harms of Amendment One, praised the President’s statement against Amendment One.