Barack Obama

Activists Not Expecting Obama To Take the Lead on Gay Marriage

President evolved on the issue in his first term

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Activists for same-sex marriage could use a master grass-roots campaigner as they take their fight from the Supreme Court out into the states – but they're not going to hold their breath for Barack Obama to lead the charge.

Obama's style on gay rights has never been splashy, but more low-key as he pushed through changes like a repeal of the military's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy.