She has had plenty of company among members of her own party to change their stance on same-sex marriage. The amendment ultimately failed. But Democrats said there are still opportunities for Clinton to position herself as a fighter for civil rights. As a presidential candidate Inall the presidential contenders except for longshot candidates -- both Democrats and GOP -- were against same-sex marriage, the N ew York Times reported. It places her squarely in the mainstream of public opinion.
The comments put her in line with other Democrats at the time who were mentioned as potential presidential contenders, including Vice President Joe Biden, New York Gov.
Hillary Clinton's views evolve on gay marriage, just in time for presidential campaign
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Since then, Clinton had repeatedly dodged press inquiries on the topic. As a presidential candidate Inall the presidential contenders except for longshot candidates -- both Democrats and GOP -- were against same-sex marriage, the N ew York Times reported. She announced her support for same-sex marriage in March Show 25 25 50 All. Notice Your privacy is important to us. So were the majority of Americans, polls showed.
Though she opposed it, she said that she believed that marriage was "a sacred bond between a man and a woman. Her opponents in the primary, former Gov. It places her squarely in the mainstream of public opinion. Clinton was fully embracing the decision Friday morning online. At a news conference in White Plains, Clinton said"Marriage has got historic, religious and moral content that goes back to the beginning of time, and I think a marriage is as a marriage has always been, between a man and a woman. The former secretary of state did not formally say whether she supported same-sex marriage at all until Marchwhen she appeared in an online video released by the LGBT advocacy group Human Rights Campaign HRC. After leaving her position as secretary of state, she announced her support for same-sex marriage in a video with the Human Rights Campaign on March 18,