but if a state votes in favor of gay marriage, what does that mean for federal related rules as it relates to marriage. Does the gay couple get to file a "married" 1040 form, utilize the tax tables for married couples and get married deductions? How about spousal rights under social security? How about citizenship rights? The list goes on.
I don't have an answer to this issue, but I guess what Obama is saying is you're married in the eyes of the state of New York, but not in the eyes of the Federal Government.
I don't think he wanted to touch this issue prior to the election, but thanks to dumb witted side kick, he had to come out of the closet (lol).