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North Carolina voters approved a disgraceful constitutional amendment on Tuesday, defining marriage as a union exclusive to man and woman. Amendment 1 effectively eliminates not only same-sex marriage, but also denies any form of legal recognition for same-sex couples.
At a celebration on Tuesday night, Tami Fitzgerald, leader of the pro-amendment group Vote FOR Marriage NC, stated “The whole point is simply that you don’t rewrite the nature of God’s design based on the demands of a group of adults.”
Following the passing of the amendment, Obama’s campaign spokesman cameron French said the President was “disappointed” and further called bans on same-sex unions “divisive and discriminatory.”
While many equal rights supporters appreciate Obama’s sentiment, they’re also left to wonder when their president is going to stop playing politics and start implementing the “change” that he flaunted in his election campaign.
Read More: Huffington Post