Last week, Barack Obama went on record as the first American president to support same-sex marriage, but he doesn't appear ready to take his commitment beyond the endorsement stage.
In an interview scheduled to air Tuesday on ABC's "The View," Obama wouldn't commit to fighting for the the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) - a federal law that defines marriage as the legal union between one man and one woman.
"My justice department has said to the courts, we don't think the Defense of Marriage Act is constitutional," the president said in advance excerpts released by the network. "This is something that historically had been determined at the state level and part of my believing ultimately that civil unions weren't sufficient."FULL STORY