WATCH: Pres. Obama Calls Marriage Lead Plaintiff Jim Obergefell – ‘We’re Really Proud Of You’

 
 

Watch as President Barack Obama calls and thanks Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff who won marriage for same-sex couples at the Supreme Court.

"Your leadership on this, has changed the country," President Barack Obama, calling from the White House, told Jim Obergefell on the phone. "We're really proud of you. Not only have you been a great example for people but you're also going to bring about a lasting change in this country. And it's pretty rare when that happens."

 

 

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