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`Fairly and equally'

October 30th, 2013

A White House spokesman said Tuesday that Hawaii-born President Barack Obama would welcome a decision by the state Legislature to approve marriage equality.

"While the president does not weigh in on every measure being considered by state legislatures, he believes in treating everyone fairly and equally, with dignity and respect," Shin Inouye, a White House spokesman, said in an email. "As he has said, his personal view is that it's wrong to prevent couples who are in loving, committed relationships, and want to marry, from doing so. The president would welcome a decision by the state Legislature to treat all Hawaii couples equally."

7 Responses to “`Fairly and equally'”

  1. Eric Ryan:

    Kenyan leaders have already rejected Obama's opinion on this:

  2. Johnson:

    Geez, Eric, you forgot to mention Islam. You left out birth certificate references too. Get with the program!

  3. Eric Ryan:

    Johnson, you're sounding like a 'birther'. The word "Kenya" is obviously a hot-button for you. Right now is no time to stop taking your medication.

  4. Especially Incognito:

    Seems those who birther are transplants, not born in Hawaii.
    I can check NSA records and find out where and when.
    President Obama is more a resident of Hawaii than transplants
    who come here as missionaries and preach.

  5. Johnson:

    Cute, Eric, but silly.

  6. Auto de Fe:

    EI: Are the transplanted missionaries of today preaching gay marriage?

  7. Especially Incognito:

    Auto de Fe: Were missionaries born and raised in Hawii? If not born or raised in Hawaii, than they must be transplants.

    Your words saying "the transplanted missionaries of today preaching gay marriage?" Seems you are preaching gay marriage. Still a transplant, unless you can show a Hawaii Birth Certificate.

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