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Obama Addresses 3,000 LGBT Advocates in Video Message: WATCH


President Obama addressed the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s 25th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change in a video message this afternoon. The conference is being held this week in Atlanta for 3,000 LGBT rights advocates.

Said Obama in the message:

"I’ve always said that the change we need in this country — real change — doesn’t come from Washington, it comes from folks like you. Change has always come from ordinary Americans who sit in or stand up or marched to demand it. The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force has been a partner at the forefront of that movement for 40 years. ... With your help, we will continue the journey to perfect our union. The work will be hard, the road will be long, but I’m more confident than ever that we will reach a better future as long as Americans like you keep reaching for justice — and all of us keep marching together."


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  1. No, the president is not a king, nor is he a dictator. However, he could do a lot more to support LGBT rights than just offer words of support. He dragged his feet on DADT repeal, he dragged his feet on marriage equality and he's still doing what he does, offer words but little action. His DoJ still won't file a brief in support of anti-DOMA cases before the supreme court.

    Posted by: eca kombi servisi | Sep 5, 2013 3:51:18 PM

  2. As they are doing, DOMA and Prop 8 will go through the Supreme Court. He'll file a brief regarding his opinion at a strategic time. Just like the supposed Biden slip-up occurred. That was a test to see how people would react, to see how far to go "at this time".

    Posted by: Sohbet | Aug 16, 2014 7:37:33 AM

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