And Vermont was the first state to legalize same-sex unions in Inall the presidential contenders except for longshot candidates -- both Democrats and GOP -- were against same-sex marriage, the N ew York Times reported. Much of that law was struck down by the supreme court in the case of United States v Windsor. We found that as public opinion shifted toward support for same-sex marriage, so did Clinton. This material may not be reproduced without permission.
Indeed, Clinton has a complicated history on gay rights.
Hillary Clinton's views evolve on gay marriage, just in time for presidential campaign
Hillary Clinton would face questions about same-sex marriage starting with her campaign for Senate. Published 30 July A USA Today article provided a longer version of the same remark: In response to a question about whether marriage should be made legally available to two committed adults of the same sex, Clinton marked that she was "opposed" though she stated she supported civil unions. Bernie Sanders, were well ahead of her at the time. Well, I prefer to think of it as being very positive about civil unions.
Clinton told a group of gay elected officials that she would support same-sex marriage in New York if a future governor and Legislature chose to enact such a law. So were the majority of Americans, polls showed. Andrew Cuomo and Maryland Gov. Loading comments… Trouble loading? She announced her support for same-sex marriage in March But I also believe that people in committed gay marriages, as they believe them to be, should be given rights under the law that recognize and respect their relationship. Inall the presidential contenders except for longshot candidates -- both Democrats and GOP -- were against same-sex marriage, the N ew York Times reported.