Biden called gay marriage 'inevitable' and soon it'll be law - Portland Press Herald

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

56% : "And I wonder if you can just sort of talk in a frank, honest way about your own personal views as it relates to marriage equality."Biden responded, "All you got to do is look in the eyes of those kids.
49% : People gather in Washington's Lafayette Park to see the White House illuminated with rainbow colors to mark the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage on June 26, 2015.
47% : He plans on Tuesday to sign legislation, passed by bipartisan majorities in Congress, to protect gay unions - even if the Supreme Court should revisit its ruling supporting a nationwide right of same-sex couples to marry.
45% : A small group had attended a private fundraiser with Biden weeks earlier in Los Angeles, where he disclosed not only his approval but his firm conclusion about a positive future for same-sex marriage.
42% : Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., signed legislation limiting teachers' ability to talk about sexual orientation or gender identity in schools.
41% : He had made some changes, such as eliminating the "don't ask, don't tell" rule that prevented gay people from serving openly in the military, but stopped short of embracing marriage equality.
38% : Before Beau died from brain cancer in 2015, he helped pass Delaware laws that legalized gay marriage and banned discrimination over gender identity.
34% : The issue resurfaced in June when the court's conservative majority overturned Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in 1973.
30% : Biden has taken steps to safeguard rights for transgender people, such as reinstating anti-discrimination provisions eliminated by Donald Trump.

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