Anti-Flag checked in with fans on their YouTube channel, reacting to news Barack Obama has been elected the 44th U.S. President. “We believe that this is a significant step in the right direction,” Justin Sane said. “However, it is only the first step. In this last election you saw gay rights being trampled. There were two initiatives in two states to do away with affirmative action programs, and both of those initiatives were passed. We still have a war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Civil liberties are being eroded away. Guantemo Bay is still there. There’s still so many issues that it’s up to us to put the pressure on our elected officials to make sure that we continue to progress in a positive direction.” Watch the message below.