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Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Retrieved September 15, Gross pressed the issue, and Clinton provided a firmer answer as to why she changed her position in A USA Today article provided a longer version of the same remark: Wikisource has original text related to this article: Hillary Clinton actively campaigned in support of the crime bill referenced in the ad, and she did not come out in support of same-sex marriage until she said she would have voted for DOMA when she ran for Senate in The President has also concluded that Section 3 of DOMA, as applied to legally married same-sex couples, fails to meet that standard and is therefore unconstitutional.
Retrieved February 13, Veterans Legal Services Clinic. It took no position on the two statutes at issue in the case, which define a "spouse" as "a person of the opposite sex", except to say that "the question of whether [that definition] is constitutional remains open". Office of Personnel ManagementF. But her views are particularly in the spotlight now that she is a presidential candidate. Retrieved May 25,