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Political pundits, gay, lesbian rights activists in Ohio, Cleveland City Council members, community activists, Civil Rights leaders, Black community members react to President Obama's announcement to support same sex marriage

United States President Barack Obama By Kath y Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( )   WASHINGTON D.C.-   President Barack Obama publicly announced his support of same   sex marriage last weekend, causing a furor of debate over the controversial issue   and gaining accolades from gay and lesbian rights groups, Civil Rights activists such as former National NAACP Chairman Julian  Bond and political pundits like CNN Political Contributor Donna Brazile, who called the announcement “a historical decision for justice and equality for civil and human rights." And Cleveland area affiliates,  from Cleveland City Council members to community activists, spoke out, with many supporting the president, though Black preachers collectively remain homophobic. "He’s out of town but I can tell you that he does not support it,&