August 4, 2010 at 7:03 pm EDT | by Chris Johnson
White House responds to Prop 8 court ruling

The White House on Wednesday issued the following statement in response to U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker’s decision that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional:

“The president has spoken out in opposition to Proposition 8 because it is divisive and discriminatory.  He will continue to promote equality for LGBT Americans.”

Chris Johnson is Chief Political & White House Reporter for the Washington Blade. Johnson attends the daily White House press briefings and is a member of the White House Correspondents' Association. Follow Chris

  • Hmmm, that is a really bold stand there Mr. President.

  • Martin

    This is completely misleading. Obama is actually making self-contradictory statements that he supports equality but opposes marriage equality.

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