Politics blog: Bobby Jindal says U.S. Supreme Court should uphold states’ same-sex marriage bans _lowres

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal talks about his plan for national education reform at a policy breakfast on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. If he runs for president, Jindal is expected to make education a central part of his message with a focus on his opposition to Common Core. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Appearing on CNN Tuesday, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal repeatedly sidestepped questions over whether he thinks its appropriate for local officials in Alabama to defy a recent federal ruling and refuse to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples there.

But the two-term Louisiana governor, who is considering a run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, repeatedly stressed his opposition to same-sex marriage and his belief that state laws barring the unions should be upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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