Clinton later cited that brief when, in a Washington Post op-ed , he called for the law he signed to be struck down by the court. There is no contemporaneous evidence, however, to support the claim that the Clinton White House considered a possible federal constitutional amendment to be a concern, based on a BuzzFeed News review of the thousands of documents released earlier this year by the Clinton Presidential Library about same-sex couples' marriage rights and the Defense of Marriage Act. In the days since, many longtime LGBT advocates have called the comments inaccurate — and her leading opponent for the Democratic nomination, Bernie Sanders, who voted against the legislation as a congressman, criticized her implicitly but sharply, onstage at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Iowa. There was no documented discussion in within the White House or Justice Department about any momentum for a federal constitutional amendment that DOMA was intended to prevent. In , Clinton repeatedly marked his approval of talking points on same-sex marriage, as it is referred to in the documents and will be referred to throughout this report, and DOMA; the talking points included his opposition to same-sex marriage and opposition to providing federal benefits to same-sex couples.
Remember When Hillary Clinton Was Against Gay Marriage?
Hillary Clinton has a new position on same-sex marriage - CNNPolitics
This content is made possible by our sponsor and does not necessarily reflect the views of NBC. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her support for gay marriage Monday, putting her in line with other potential Democratic presidential candidates on a social issue that is rapidly gaining public approval. Clinton made the announcement in an online video released Monday morning by the gay rights advocacy group Human Rights Campaign. She says in the six-minute video that gays and lesbians are "full and equal citizens and deserve the rights of citizenship.
Hillary Clinton’s Evolution on Gay Marriage
Snopes needs your help! Learn more. An e-mail chain revealed by WikiLeaks documents that Hillary Clinton privately maintains an anti-marriage equality stance while publicly stating otherwise. Among the messages in that dump was an e-mail chain that purportedly revealed Hillary Clinton privately opposes same-sex marriage despite publicly embracing it in
Clinton, who is running for president, said she hoped that same-sex marriage became a constitutional right. Clinton told The San Francisco Examiner. Clinton said while running for the Senate in New York.