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Biden says gay marriage 'inevitable'

Biden says gay marriage 'inevitable'
Friday, December 24, 2010 - 5:49pm

WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says the country is
evolving on the issue of gay marriage and he thinks it's inevitable
there will be national consensus.

He said on ABC's "Good Morning America" Friday the same thing
is happening with the issue of marriage that happened with gays'
service in the military.

Changes in attitudes by military leaders, those in the service
and the public allowed the repeal by Congress of the "don't ask,
don't tell" policy that will eventually allow gays to serve openly
in the military.

Gay marriage is still not legal in most states. President Barack
Obama recently said his feelings on the gay marriage issue are
evolving, but he still believes in allowing strong civil unions
that provide certain protections and legal rights that married
couples have.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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