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Gay Supreme Court Justice? Obama Comes Under Pressure From Activists

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

But now Mr. Obama -- who has said he opposes same-sex marriage as a Christian but describes himself as a "fierce advocate of equality" for gay men and lesbians -- is under pressure to engage on a variety of gay issues that are coming to the fore amid a dizzying pace of social, political, legal and legislative change.

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