LGBT Community Pressing for Marriage Equality with Lawsuits Nationwide Press the President Urges Americans to Debate Gay Rights in Writing and on Video
WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the US Supreme Court and states such as Kentucky and Texas acknowledging gay rights in terms of marriage and other human rights, the path to equality for the LGBT community in parts of the US in growing. Gay couples are filing lawsuits in numerous states challenging laws that block their right to marry. And with 17 states and the District of Columbia giving the LGBT community the right to marry, Press the President is highlighting the national significance of this issue and is looking for input from Americans on both sides of the political aisle to comment.
It is not just the adult U.S. population who is talking about LGBT equality. The YouTube sensation "Kids React" tackled the issue of gay marriage a few months ago. By looking at the "likes" and "dislikes" on the video and the comments, one can tell that this is still an extremely hot button issue for adults and kids. Press the President doesn't just want you to comment on videos; we want to create your own.
"President Obama, the Supreme Court, and state courts around the U.S. have been making efforts to include rather than exclude the LGBT community in the right to marry and other freedoms that heterosexual couples have been able to do for years," commented the Founder of Press the President. "These landmark changes are happening quickly and we wonder how Americans are responding to these events and would like to hear from them about it on our blog."
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