May 20, 2012
“The mission of the NAACP has always been to ensure the political, social and economic equality of all people,” pointed out Roslyn M. Brock, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the NAACP, saying essentially the same thing. “We have and will oppose efforts to codify discrimination into law.”
“Civil marriage is a civil right and a matter of civil law. The NAACP’s support for marriage equality is deeply rooted in the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution and equal protection of all people.” said Benjamin Todd Jealous, President and CEO of the NAACP.
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