Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Deb Price: Obama backtracks on gay rights

Obama backtracks on gay rights | | The Detroit News
Having trouble making change, Mr. President?

Gay Americans, infuriated and dismayed by a pair of shockingly anti-gay legal briefs filed by President Barack Obama's Justice Department, are mailing pennies to the White House as part of a "Lost Change" campaign aimed at shaming the president into keeping his promise to pursue equal justice for all.

"Mr. President, please be the bold leader that we thought we voted into office," Paul Sousa, founder of Equal Rep, wrote in the letter accompanying the penny mailed to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20500

Obama won the White House after campaigning as the most gay-friendly presidential nominee in history....

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