The Most Memorable Moments of President Obama's First Term
Announces Support of Gay Marriage
President Obama endorsed the right of same-sex couples to marry in a televised...
President Obama endorsed the right of same-sex couples to marry in a televised interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts in May 2012. "I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same sex couples should be able to get married," the President told Roberts, becoming the first sitting commander in chief to openly support gay marriage.