ADF comment regarding President Obama’s position on marriage

ALLIANCE DEFENSE FUND COMMENT
May 9, 2012 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defense Fund Litigation Staff Counsel Jim Campbell regarding President Obama’s announcement Wednesday concerning his position on marriage:

“This shows that the Obama administration doesn’t understand the public purpose of marriage. Marriage–the lifelong, faithful union of one man and one woman–is the building block of a thriving society. It’s not something that politicians should attempt to redefine for political purposes. The president has spoken eloquently about how fatherless homes often hurt children and society. Today’s statement is a tragic contradiction that promotes the creation of even more fatherless and motherless homes.”

ADF is a legal alliance of Christian attorneys and like-minded organizations defending the right of people to freely live out their faith. Launched in 1994, ADF employs a unique combination of strategy, training, funding, and litigation to protect and preserve religious liberty, the sanctity of life, marriage, and the family.

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