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Religion has long been a staple of American politics. At the national level politicians have continually evoked religious themes, whether addressing foreign policy, social,...

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Barack Obama on the Distinction Between Civil and Religious Definitions of Marriage in Response to the US Supreme Court's Rulings on Same-Sex Marriage

June 26, 2013
On an issue as sensitive as this, knowing that Americans hold a wide range of views based on deeply held beliefs, maintaining our nation’s commitment to religious freedom is also vital. How religious institutions define and consecrate marriage has always been up to those institutions. Nothing about this decision – which applies only to civil marriages – changes that.
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Barack Obama became the forty-fourth president of the United States in January 2009, the first African-American to hold the office. He was re-elected to the presidency in November 2012. After graduating from Columbia University and Harvard Law...