Obama voices his support for gay marriage

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 | 2:29 p.m. CDT; updated 3:23 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, May 9, 2012

WASHINGTON — Ending months of equivocation, President Barack Obama declared his support for gay marriage on Wednesday, an announcement fraught with history that also injects a potentially polarizing issue into the 2012 race for the White House.