Supreme Court readies to hear two major cases dealing with gay marriage.
Hillary Clinton: ‘Marriage Is Always Between a Man and a Woman’
Supreme Court was poised to hear oral arguments about same-sex marriage April 28, Hillary Clinton changed her "H" logo to rainbow-colored and tweeted: The amendment ultimately failed. InPresident Bill Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act, a law that defined federal marriage as a union between one man and one woman. Supreme Court ruling overturning the Defense of Marriage Act. Gross tried to get Clinton to explain if she had truly changed her stance or if the shifting political landscape made it possible for her to announce her support.
Perhaps there may be some truth some of the claims, but I interpret her position as steadily evolving on this issue. Since then, Clinton had repeatedly dodged press inquiries on the topic. It gives her a chance to stress the importance of nominating liberal Supreme Court justices, and creates a moment of enthusiasm in the LGBT community that her campaign needs to ride. I support it personally and as a matter of policy and law, embedded in a broader effort to advance equality and opportunity for LGBT Americans and all Americans. A USA Today article provided a longer version of the same remark:. Clinton again expressed support for civil unions.