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Obama congratulates plaintiffs in Proposition 8 case from Air Force One


LGBTQ Nation

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama has telephoned his congratulations to the plaintiffs in a gay marriage case before the Supreme Court.

Obama telephoned gay rights advocate Chad Griffin, who had the couple in a California gay marriage case listen in.

The White House confirmed that Obama placed the call as he flew to Africa aboard Air Force One.

NBC News captured the call in the midst of an interview with plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier:


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