|Benjamin is the president of the NAACP|
"I hope this will be a game-changer. There is a game being played right now to try and enshrine discrimination in state constitutions across this county, and if we can change that game and help ensure that our country's more recent tradition of using federal and state constitutions to expand rights continues, we will be very proud of our work."
"We want it to be on record that the NAACP firmly opposes all efforts to restrict marriage equality. Civil marriage, like all civil rights provided by the government, must be provided equally to all."