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COLUMN: No surprise in Obama’s marriage equality brief

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The Washington Post
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March 1, 2013
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Anyone surprised by the Obama administration amicus brief calling on the Supreme Court to strike down Proposition 8, the California constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, hasn’t been paying attention to the president. Not only have President Obama’s personal views on marriage equality “evolved,” so, too, have his public expressions of support for it. On May 9, the day after voters in North Carolina last year approved a state constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, Obama sat with Robin Roberts of ABC News to announce his support for the right of same-sex couples to marry.