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Friday, March 11, 2016

Obama Touts Same-Sex Marriage in US & Canada

"... Our shared values also guide us at home. I’m proud to be the first American President to stand with a Canadian Prime Minister and be able to say that - in both our nations - health care is not a privilege for a few but is now a right for all. And as two vast and vibrant societies, we reaffirm that our diversity is our strength - whether your family was among the first native peoples to live on these lands or refugees we welcomed just yesterday. Whether you pray in a church or a synagogue, or a temple, or a mosque. Where, no matter what province or state you live in, you have the freedom to marry the person that you love..."

President Barack Obama, March 10, 2016; welcoming Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House.

Click here to read the entire addresses of Pres. Obama and PM Trudeau

"... But there is a point to this, though, and that is that we’re not here for power. We’re not here for fame or fortune. We’re here for our kids. We’re here for everybody’s kids - to give our sons and our daughters a better world. To pass to them a world that’s a little safer, and a little more equal, and a little more just, a little more prosperous so that a young person growing up in Chicago or Montreal or on the other side of the world has every opportunity to make of their life what they will, no matter who they are or what they look like, or how they pray or who they love..."

President Barack Obama, March 10, 2016; at State Dinner for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Click here to read the entire address (it's really funny among other things) 


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