That includes marriage. I support it personally and as a matter of policy and law. In her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination against Barack Obama, she, like him, expressed support only for civil unions but not same-sex marriage. Last year, Obama announced he was backing same-sex marriages. Her video will add to speculation that Clinton plans to stand again for the White House.
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March 18, -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has formally announced her support of same-sex marriage in a video released by the Human Rights Campaign on Monday. In the six minute address, a well-rested Mrs. Clinton speaks directly to the camera, outlining the case for the legalization of gay marriage. That includes marriage.
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The shores of Long Island are not exactly a proxy for the enthusiasm Mrs. Clinton may find on a nationwide presidential campaign. But among the many gay couples in the crowd, a refrain emerged.
Washington CNN As recently as a year ago, Hillary Clinton was sparring with a public radio host about her position on same-sex marriage, defending her past reticence to discuss the issue and falling well short of full-throated support. Now, in a markedly new position, Clinton is offering just that, calling gay marriage a right afforded by the Constitution. As a candidate in , Clinton opposed same-sex marriage, supporting the idea of civil unions instead. She did not proclaim her personal support for same-sex marriage until , after she left her diplomatic position as secretary of state.