Hear Obama congratulate gay marriage plaintiffs in phone call (VIDEO)
Published: June 26, 2013 01:03PM
Updated: June 26, 2013 01:03PM

Following the Supreme Court’s decisions Wednesday on gay marriage, the president called to congratulate the plaintiffs — and it was captured live on TV. <freeform><script data-hide-title=”true” data-hide-byline=”true” data-hide-footnotes=”true” data-hide-embed=”true” type=”text/javascript” src=”http://cdn.spundge.com/embed/stories/4701/”></script><noscript><h1>Watch gay marriage plaintiffs get phone call from Obama (VIDEO)</h1><h2>Watch as Chad Griffin, a gay rights advocate, gets a phone call from President Barack Obama. The plaintiffs in the California gay marriage case listen in.The White House confirmed that Obama made the call while on a flight to Africa, reports AP.The president also supported the high court's decision that rules the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. Obama said the court “has righted a wrong, and our country is better off for it.”</h2><a href=”http://cdn.spundge.com/stories/4701/embedded/” target=”_blank”>View <em>”Watch gay marriage plaintiffs get phone call from Obama (VIDEO)”</em> on Spundge</a></noscript></freeform>