President Obama told ABC's "Good Morning America" on Wednesday that he now supports same-sex marriage.
The president continues to support the idea of states deciding the issue on their own. But he said his personal views had gone through an "evolution" based on conversations with family and friends, especially the views of his own daughters.
”You know, Malia and Sasha, they have friends whose parents are same-sex couples," Obama said in an interview. "There have been times where Michelle and I have been sitting around the dinner table and we’re talking about their friends and their parents and Malia and Sasha, it wouldn’t dawn on them that somehow their friends’ parents would be treated differently. It doesn’t make sense to them and frankly, that’s the kind of thing that prompts a change in perspective.”
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