Indeed, the same baseless and offensive accusations proffered by opponents of marriage equality — that prohibitions on marriage for lesbian and gay couples are necessary to protect children — are premised on the notion that certain couples make for inferior parents and were similarly invoked by Virginia in in defense of its anti-miscegenation laws.
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In doing so, they have reaffirmed that all Americans are entitled to the equal protection of the law; that all people should be treated equally, regardless of who they are or who they love. Conversion therapy is not effective, reinforces harmful gender stereotypes, and is not an appropriate mental health treatment.
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As a candidate for the Illinois state senate in , Obama said he favored same-sex marriage in response to a questionnaire from a Chicago-area gay and lesbian newspaper. November 06, June 04, Mr Obama said his position had evolved partly after talking to his daughters, Malia and Sasha, who have friends with same-sex parents.