Joe Biden: Gay Marriage 'Inevitable'

Country, like Obama, 'evolving' on the issue
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 24, 2010 3:18 PM CST
In this Nov. 19, 2010 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden gestures while speaking at the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington.   (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

(Newser) – Joe Biden acknowledged today that gay marriage is probably going to be a fact of life in the United States—it's just a matter of when. Two days after President Obama used similarly gradual language to describe his position on the issue, Biden said “there’s an inevitability for a national consensus on gay marriage.” Biden has made the prediction before: He told Meet the Press in 2007 that gay marriage was "probably" inevitable.

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