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.READ MORE: New Yorkers Cautiously Optimistic Bennett Will Be Good For Israel; Local Palestinians Not Confident Move Will Benefit Middle East
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.READ MORE: Delta Variant Intensifies Urgency To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Health Experts Say
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.MORE NEWS: Long Island High School Custodian Saves Choking Student With Heimlich Maneuver; 'I Literally Turned Purple'
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