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Watch: President Obama Phones Prop 8 Plaintiffs from Air Force One

AFER co-founder Chad Griffin interrupts MSNBC interview to connect plaintiffs Kris Perry, Sandy Steir, Paul Katami, and Jeff Zarillo with President Obama. President Obama commended our plaintiffs for their courage and conviction. President Obama’s words to our plaintiffs below:

We’re proud of you guys, and we’re proud to have this in California. And it’s because of your leadership things are heading the right way. So you should be very proud today. Through your courage, you’re helping out a whole lotta people everywhere. –President Obama