Karen Ocamb

Atlanta Democrat Mayor Comes Out for Marriage Equality

Filed By Karen Ocamb | December 16, 2012 3:30 PM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Politics
Tags: gay marriage, Kasim Reed, marriage equality, New Jersey, same-sex marriage, Thomas Roberts

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says he's been a longterm ally of the LGBT community who was "quite comfortable with civil unions," but, he tells MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts, he went through his own process with close gay friends. He concluded that "there is a difference, that is meaningful, between civil unions and marriage." And that's why he changed his position.

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