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A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on gay marriage bans in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Michigan, President Obama, Hillary Clinton advocate same sex marriage....Gay marriage advocate comments, tells Cleveland Urban News.Com that he is proud to have helped launch Clinton's campaign video for president....By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-Chief,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Onl;ine News Blog.Com,  O hio's Most Read Online Digital Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email:  K athy Wray Coleman is a community activist, legal and political reporter, and a 22- year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.  ( ) /   (                                                           United States President Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton Same sex couple and gay marriage advocates Jarad Milrad  (right) and his fiancee Nathan Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C.-A deeply divided nine-member U.S.  Supreme Court  heard oral arguments on Tuesday, April 28 in four consolidated cases together titled Obergefel v. Hodges on whether same-sex couples enjoy a constitutional right to marry,

U.S. Supreme Court hears oral argument on California's ban on gay marriage

WASHINGTON, D.C-  The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument last week on  California’s Proposition 8,  a ban on same-sex marriage.  Proposition 8 was an   initiative  on California ballots in 2008 that voters approved that banned same sex marriage, and it conflicts with a California Supreme Court ruling made months earlier that allows it.  CLICK THIS LINK HERE TO READ MORE AT HUFFINGTON POST.COM

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell joins NAACP and announces support of President Obama's endorsement of same sex marriage, but Powell stops short of endorsing Obama for president

Colin Powell (left) and President Barack Obama By Kath y Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) Colin Powell, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State under former president George W. Bush, and the first Black in those roles, last week announced his support of Democratic President Barack Obama's endorsement of same sex marriage, a rare position taken by a prominent Republican operative such as Powell, who had previously opposed same sex marriage. But Powell would not endorse the president as he did as a Republican in 2008, raising questions on whether he will or will not do so prior to the November 6 presidential election when Obama will square off with Mitt Romney, the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party and the former governor of Mass., the first state to hand out licenses to people marrying partners of