Looking Back: Obama’s Evolution On Same-Sex Marriage Through the Years

Yesterday Barack Obama became the first American president to support same-sex marriage while in office. He’s undergone a very public and protracted (and somewhat  convoluted) “evolution” from his days as an Illinois senator, when he held a more liberal stance on marriage equality. On the road to the White House he backtracked (clinging to his faith) but eventually the President came forward to stand on the right side of history.

Click through to look back at Obama’s statements that lead up to his historic announcement on marriage equality.