While supporters of LGBT rights are extolling Obama's record, some religious conservatives say the president went too far in some cases, infringing on the religious liberties of Americans whose faiths disapprove of same-sex marriage. But Stetzer said many evangelicals became disenchanted by Obama's later advocacy of same-sex marriage.
Obama had previously opposed legislation that granted legal immunity for telecommunications companies that helped the Bush administration to conduct wiretaps without warrants but later voted in favor of a compromise bill that included such provisions. Archived from the original on April 10, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
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His administration also stopped defending the Defense of Marriage Act, which denied federal recognition to same-sex couples. Tribune-Review Publishing Company. The decision to break with protocol had to have come from the top. A Pentagon press…. Supreme Court case about Proposition 8he said:.
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