Gillibrand On Obama’s Endorsement: ‘Watershed Moment’

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand released the following statement in reaction to news that President Obama endorsed same-sex marriage, calling it a “watershed moment”:

“Throughout the 2008 campaign President Obama called on all of us to bend the moral arc of history towards justice. As President, he has backed up those words for LGBT Americans through his leadership in repealing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ and by instructing his Justice Department to no longer prosecute DOMA cases. But our work is far from done. The President’s unequivocal support today in favor of all committed couples to marry the person they love is a watershed moment in American history that will provide the leadership needed to finally repeal DOMA and win the unfinished fight for equality for all Americans.”

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