In his write-in response to a survey, Obama stated his abortion position as conforming with the Democratic platform: "Abortions should be legally available in accordance with Roe v. In the Illinois state legislature, Obama opposed the Induced Infant Liability Act  and repeatedly voted against requirements and restrictions intended to stop what opponents label as "born alive" abortions. Obama voted against a bill that would have made it a federal crime for anybody other than a parent to accompany a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion. He expressed displeasure with the Supreme Court ruling that upheld a ban on "partial-birth" abortions saying the ban didn't sufficiently consider the mother's health.
Obama Makes History By Citing Gay Rights in Inaugural Address
Obama to Address Gay Rights Organization - The New York Times
The project of each generation is to bridge the meaning of those founding words with the realities of changing times," he said Friday. In a highly contemplative speech — much of which continued long after his prepared remarks had ended — Obama also called on supporters of gay marriage to respect the views of people who differ and "renew our deep commitment to religious freedom. Obama said the ruling was the "consequence of the countless small acts of courage of millions of people across decades who stood up, who came out, who talked to parents — parents who loved their children no matter what. Folks who were willing to endure bullying and taunts and stayed strong and came to believe in themselves and who they were, and slowly made an entire country realize that love is love. Obama spoke to reporters from the White House Rose Garden, ringed by hundreds of White House staffers who applauded afterward. Moments before speaking, Obama called the plaintiff in the case, Jim Obergefell, from the Oval Office.
TRANSCRIPT: Obama Gay Rights Speech
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In the episode that aired in the United States on Feb 12, Mr Obama praised the openly gay talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres for her role in advocating gay rights. Netizens discovered the discrepancy between the original episode and the Singapore version after news website gaystarnews. According to clause 3. And then attitudes shift.