If he really cared, he could have said something yesterday, before NC voted on a new constitutional amendment.
He isn't making any moves...what good are words with no action?
I too am looking forward to additional 'moves' and 'actions' that this new statement expresses, in the same spirit as the following that have been invoked under the current administration:
- repealing "Don't Ask Don't Tell"
- expanding federal benefits for the same-sex partners of those that work in the Executive branch
- signing the Hate Crimes Act into law
- clearing the way for hospital visitation rights for same-sex couples
- lifting the Travel & Immigration Ban for people living with HIV
- ordering the Federal Housing Authority to not consider the sexual orientation of people who apply for housing loans
- expanding the census to make sure that people in same-sex relationships get counted
- directing U.S. agencies who work with foreign countries to ensure that our humanitarian and diplomatic efforts abroad take into account the rights of gay and lesbian people in those countries
- supporting states that extend marriage rights to same-sex couples
And while these were put forward before the vote in NC, just like Feral has expressed, more has to be done ... and I stand with you steadfastly in that sentiment.