Wednesday, February 25, 2004
It can't be easy for Vice President Dick Cheney right now. His boss, President Bush, is urging Congress to approve a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.
Meanwhile, Cheney's daughter Mary is a lesbian, as well as director of vice presidential operations for the Bush-Cheney '04 re-election campaign.
Four years ago, Cheney said this should not be a federal issue.
"People should be free to enter into any kind of relationship they want to enter into. It's really no one else's business," he said at a vice presidential candidates' debate during the 2000 campaign. "I think different states are likely to come to different conclusions, and that's appropriate. I don't think there should necessarily be a federal policy in this area."
Cheney has said since that he would support Bush's decision.
Have something to say about it? A group called Don'tAmend.com suggests you write a letter to Mary Cheney.
- Ellen Dunkel, Knight Ridder Digital
posted by Ellen Dunkel at 10:59 AM
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