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Obama backs gay marriage measures in 3 states

BY DAVID CRARY, AP NATIONAL WRITER

President Barack Obama on Thursday threw his support behind ballot measures in Maine, Maryland and Washington state that would legalize same-sex marriage.

Though the president first voiced his general approval for gay marriage in May, he had not previously offered specific endorsements of the three measures.

In each case, the endorsements were issued through the state branches of Obama's re-election campaign.

"While the president does not weigh in on every single ballot measure in every state, the president believes in treating everyone fairly and equally, with dignity and respect," said Paul Bell, the campaign's press secretary in Washington state.

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Yet another reason to vote against Obama. How many do we need?

Wait till his wife finds out for sure! Biden for President!

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