Mayor and President Feel the Same About Same-Sex Marriage: They Support It
What do you think of the president's decision to support gay marriage May 9, 2012? How do you feel about your own mayor supporting marriage equality in Stow?
Mayor Sara Drew said she signed the Freedom to Marry statement online in January to advocate for the rights every citizen in Stow and today President Barack Obama was the first sitting president to support the issue, according to The Huffington Post.
"I’m glad that the president has added his voice to the growing number of Americans who recognize that every family in our community is important," Drew told Stow Patch May 9.
"I've always been adamant that gay and lesbian Americans should be treated fairly," Obama told ABC News' Robin Roberts. " ... at a certain point I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married."
The issue of same-sex marriage always has opponents and proponents. A Stow Patch story garnered 104 comments, both for and against, the mayor's decision to sign the Freedom to Marry statement.
Read more about Drew's support of gay marriage here.
How does Obama's stance make you feel? How do you feel about same-sex marriages? How do you feel about your mayor supporting marriage equality?
Tell us in the comments.