Timeline of Obama’s Views on Same-Sex Marriage - PICTURES

May 9, 2012, 12:56 p.m.

Gay mar­riage should be leg­al, Pres­id­ent Obama said in an in­ter­view with ABC News on Wed­nes­day, a re­versal from his pre­vi­ously stated po­s­i­tions on the top­ic. 

Here’s a look at what Obama has said about gay mar­riage through the years, based on re­search from Ya­hoo News and ABC.