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Sheen the Elder, Jane Lynch Petition Obama for Marriage Equality

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Posted on Mar 14, 2011
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Jane Lynch, right, and wife Lara Embry arrive at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in January in Los Angeles.

Martin Sheen, Anne Hathaway and Jane Lynch are but a few of the gay-marriage supporters who signed a letter, due to be delivered to the White House this spring, asking President Obama to quit his grappling and finally commit to marriage equality.  —KA

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The New York-based group Freedom to Marry said Monday that R&B singer Mya, NFL linebacker Scott Fujita and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey also signed an open letter calling on the president to back gay marriage.

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By tropicgirl, March 17, 2011 at 9:48 am Link to this comment

Why do these people, in particular, whine after the federal government to give them legitimacy?

The federal government can’t even wipe its federal butt, can’t stop taking bribes, will not educate themselves, won’t stop killing for profit, and so on…

And these are the people you are begging for legitimacy? And in what way? What you are “asking for” can be done on a local level.

You guys are taking too many drugs.

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By PatrickHenry, March 15, 2011 at 9:17 pm Link to this comment

Gay marriage is not being held up by the christian right, it is being held up by the insurance companies.

Imagine if they have to cover all those additional spouses, what it will do to their bottom line.

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By prisnersdilema, March 14, 2011 at 11:27 pm Link to this comment

Maybe he’d rather keep you hoping, and hoping for something that should be without question..

Because if your not hoping, what else does he have to sell?

On the other hand analysis is paralysis…

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