The mayor of Waveland said he supported same-sex marriage Share on WhatsApp 4 reader comments
The first ever mayor in the US state of Mississippi has declared his support for same-sex marriage.
Waveland Mayor David Garcia, signed up to Freedom to Marry’s list of mayors in support of same-sex marriage.
“We know many people in loving and committed same-sex relationships who are active participants in improving our communities, and we’ve seen how important marriage has been for them and their families,” Garcia said in a statement.
“Because I believe in fairness for all American families, I support the freedom to marry for same-sex couples willing to take on that commitment.”
The group is an initiative of Freedom to Marry, a national same-sex marriage advocacy group, and has hundreds of mayors signed up.
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