Jared Polis: Obama Support For Gay Marriage ‘Welcome News’

Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), who is openly gay, issued a statement praising President Obama’s announcement that he believes same sex couples should be able to marry.

“President Obama’s announcement in support of marriage equality is welcome news for American families. I thank the president for his support for equality and look forward to working with him to strengthen the institution of marriage by securing the right of all Americans to marry the person they love.”

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