Marriage Equality Importance

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The Importance of Marriage Equality President Barack Obama gave a speech in result of the Supreme Court 's decision for Marriage Equality in 2015 in the Rose Garden. His remarks stated that this was a notable achievement for America, in a formal, cohesive, and celebratory manner. President Obama’s speech reiterates the importance of equality for all Americans, and in the end “love is love”. For centuries the LGBT community has lived in the shadows. The revolution started at Stonewall in 1969 in resulted in the death of many of the protesters. Ever since the fight has been a slow struggle for equality. Obama’s announcement on June 26th was a huge step for the LGBT community and as the President stated for America. He saw this as a necessary breakthrough towards reaching a place of equality. Without doing this we no longer possess the bedrock our country was founded on. In President “Obama’s Second Inaugural Speech” he says, “If we are truly equal, then surely the love we commit to each other must be equal as well”. Making the issue seem senseless to oppose, he makes sure to respect peoples religious values by going back to what makes us all the same. “We are big and vast and diverse; a nation of people with different backgrounds and beliefs, different experiences and stories, but bound by our shared ideal that no matter who you are or what you look like, how you started off, or how and who you love, America is a place where you can write your own destiny” Obama proclaims.
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