Here are some of President Obama’s points from a speech he made at an LGBT fundraiser in New York City, Via Charisma News:
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama spoke at an LGBT fundraiser in New York City. You can watch or read the entire speech here.
Here are a few excerpts from the transcript of his speech:
- “The day that the Supreme Court issued its ruling, United States v. Windsor, was a great day for America.”
- “So Pride Month is a time for celebration, and this year we’ve got a lot to celebrate. If you think about everything that’s happened in the last 12 months, it is remarkable. In nine more states you’re now free to marry the person you love—that includes my two home states of Hawaii and Illinois. The NFL drafted its first openly gay player. The U.S. Postal Service made history by putting an openly gay person on a stamp—the late, great Harvey Milk smiling from ear to ear.”
- “When I took office, only two states had marriage equality. Today, 19 states and the District of Columbia do.”
- “But because of your help, we’ve been able to do more to protect the rights of lesbian and gay, and bisexual and transgender Americans than any administration in history.
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