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How Did Obama's Support Of Gay Marriage Play In North Carolina? (2012)

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The Swing State: When Obama came out in support of gay marriage in May he divided opinion among his strongest supporters. As the election draws closer, this report looks at the dilemmas now facing his key swing state voters. For similar stories, see: Gay Marriage: The Battle For The Methodist Church's Soul https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeeBBcMh-UA Gay Wedding - Argentina https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfdfO8kN0pU The terrifying reality of life under Russia's anti-gay laws https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ltG3y4tTk4 Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/film/5658/the-swing-state Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures "Obama is in the White House because of the civil rights movement," explains Rev. William Owens, president of the Coalition of African-American Pastors. "I didn't march one inch for a man to marry a man." In these final weeks of campaigning it's the economy, the Middle East and health care that are shaping the Obama/Romney debates. But there is one highly emotive issue still at play in the key swing state of North Carolina - the president's declaration of support for gay marriage. "He has not done a smart thing and it might cost him the election". Yet journalist Mary Curtis explains that the popular assumption that North Carolina's black population are single-issue voters is insulting. "They try to lump them as one monolith. African Americans are individuals who think". Inspiring them to unite in support of him is now Obama's biggest battle. SBS Australia – Ref. 2 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.