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THE DRUDGE REPORT
New York Times: OBAMA UNDER 'INCREASING PRESSURE TO ENGAGE' ON GAY ISSUES
Wed May 06 2009 18:36:06 ET

President Obama was noticeably silent last month when the Iowa Supreme Court overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

But the days when the president can keep quiet on an issue that gays view as central to their civil rights may soon be coming to an end, the NY TIMES is set to Page One on Thursday, newsroom sources tell DRUDGE.

"Just four weeks after the Iowa ruling, Obama -- who opposes gay marriage but campaigned as a self-described 'fierce advocate' of gay rights -- is under increasing pressure to engage on a variety of gay issues that are coming to the fore amid a dizzying pace of social, political and legislative change,", reports the paper's Sheryl Gay Stolberg.

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