Michelle Obama says fairness and equality are values she and the president are trying to teach their daughters, Sasha and Malia. In this video, posted online by the White House Thursday night, the first lady answered questions submitted via Twitter. The last questioner in the series asks her about marriage equality.
"Please tell us about your family discussions about marriage equality and thank President Obama for his support!"
Michelle Obama: This is an important issue for millions of Americans, and for Barack and me, it really comes down to the values of fairness and equality we want to pass down to our girls. These are basic values that kids learn at a very young age and that we encourage them to apply in all areas of their lives. And in a country where we teach our children that everyone is equal under the law, discriminating against same-sex couple just isn’t right. It’s as simple as that.
Watch the video below.