1. “They’re in response to politics in part, and part some strong emotions that are generated by people. Some of whom are good people, but I just disagree with when it comes to respecting the equal rights of all people, regardless of sexual orientation. Whether they’re transgender, or gay or lesbian. And, although I respect their different viewpoints, I think it’s very important for us not to send signals that anybody is treated differently.” President Obama, in the U.K. today for the first of a three-day visit, called for North Carolina and Mississippi’s anti-LGBT laws to be repealed.