Barack Obama

Conservative or Liberal?

Background

-Born August 4th, 1961

-Born in Honolulu, HI

-Attended Harvard Law School

-Married to Michelle Obama

More Background

-Community organizer, teacher, civil rights lawyer before politics

- elected Illisnois state senate in 1996

- elected U.S. senate in 2004

- became president in 2008

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Obama is a Liberal

Barack Obama is a liberal president because of his views on social issues. Barack Obama often votes in favor of less government control when it comes to social issues.

For Example:

-Voted No on constitutional ban on same sex marriage


-Believes Abortions is a women's unrestricted act



- Thinks people have the absolute right to own a gun


All of these example show how Obama normally leans towards the peoples rights and less government regulation.

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