Barbara Bush Backs Gay Marriage In New York

NEW YORK (AP / WCBS 880) – One of former President George W. Bush’s twin daughters says she supports gay marriage.

The Human Rights Campaign, a national gay rights organization, has released a video featuring 29-year old Barbara Bush.

In the video, Barbara Bush calls herself “a New Yorker for marriage equality.” She says every person should be able to marry the person he or she loves.

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.

The Human Rights Campaign page also features Robert F. Kennedy, Jr, Whoopi Goldberg, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Kenneth Cole, Fran Drescher, Mayor Bloomberg, Moby, Julianne Moore, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, Kyra Sedgwick, and Kevin Bacon.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

  • Daciana

    I have always had a respect of others religions and views. But when people tell me I can’t get married to who I want because THEIR God forbids it… it makes me lose the respect.

  • Tommy Creason

    That A girl melissa,From another born again christian!!!

  • C.J.

    The Bush girl is pretty hot. i wonder if she goes both ways.

  • miles

    No one should take freedom to judge others based on their own criteria od what god likes and doesnt, humans cannot judge for god, he always has a plan. Salvation is a personal matter, those who seek god will prosper in him and in his ways by choice. Mutual respect is the key to peace. there is no need for name calling unto brothers and sisters. we are all gods children. No one is immune from having s gay child or family member regardless…. god bless america in these troubles times !

  • Carlos

    @ Melissa Brooks. The only people your imaginary old man in the sky could regret creating are idiots like you incapable of independent thought and living lives ruled my fear and fairy tales. Destroy them? Lady, we are already destroying ourselves without any help from make-believe spirits. Mostly thanks to people like you.

    • Tommy Creason

      carlos carlos,Who do you think invented the earth??Allah,no,buddah,no.GOD,YES.come on man,your not that ignorant..

  • jamaican

    battyman fi dead

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