Obama supports Nov 6 ballots to legalize gay marriage
The endorsements were issued through the state branches of Obama's reelection campaign.
Obama, who voiced his support for same-sex marriage in May, had not specifically endorsed the three measures previously, The Post notes. "If any of the measures are approved, it would be the first time that a state legalized same-sex marriage through a popular vote," the report states. The 32 states that have so far voted on gay marriage have rejected it, while the six states that have legalized it did so through legislation or the courts.
The result of the three ballots is expected to be close, but polls indicate that gay marriage supporters now have a slight edge.
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