Ex-President Bush's daughter supports gay marriage
POSTED: Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 10:35am
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 4:00am
NEW YORK (AP) - One of former President George W. Bush's twin
daughters says she supports gay marriage.
The national gay rights group Human Rights Campaign has released
a video featuring 29-year old Barbara Bush.
Barbara Bush calls herself "a New Yorker for marriage
equality" and says people should be able to marry the person they
The former president opposed gay marriage and endorsed a
proposed constitutional amendment to outlaw it.
Gay rights advocates believe New York lawmakers may vote to
legalize gay marriage this year. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declared his
support for gay marriage, and advocates believe they have enough
votes in the legislature to pass it this year.
Barbara Bush lives in Manhattan and runs a nonprofit
organization that promotes global health issues.
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