Saturday, May 16, 2009

Gay voters and groups ratchet up the heat on President Obama

With more states enacting same-sex marriage laws, pressure is growing on President Obama to moderate his stance against gay marriage.Advocates are urging him to appoint a gay man or woman to the Supreme Court to replace retiring Justice David H. Souter.

Even if Obama does not name a gay justice, senators are likely to question the nominee about the hot-button issue during confirmation hearings, propelling it to the top of the political agenda this summer.

Read the rest of the article at the LA Times web site.

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