Yvonne Overstreet, a registered Republican who voted for Obama and will support him again, also signed. "I'm trying to live by biblical values," the 52-year old explained. The president's support for gay marriage didn't move her. "I'm just concerned about the economy," she said.
Not all were willing to discuss their views publicly. "I have friends who are gay and lesbian," said a middle-aged woman, explaining that she didn't want them to see her name in the newspaper and be offended by her views.