Metro Weekly

Carly Fiorina changes her mind on banning same-sex marriage

“I think the Supreme Court ruling will become the law of the land and however much I agree or disagree with it, I wouldn’t support an amendment to reverse it.”

Carly Fiorina, Credit - Gage Skidmore / Flickr
Carly Fiorina, Credit – Gage Skidmore / Flickr

— Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina, Republican contender for the 2016 presidency, speaking with conservative blog Caffeinated Thoughts about an impending Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage.

Fiorina apparently no longer supports the Federal Marriage Amendment, which would seek to ban gay marriage, something she has previously advocated for. However, in February she told The Christian Post that she believes a Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage is “the worst thing [they] can do right now.”

Previously, Fiorina has advocated for civil unions for same-sex couples instead of marriage equality.

“I do believe that marriage is between a man and a woman, but also have been consistent and clear that I support civil unions for gay and lesbian couples,” she said in 2010, according to Huffington Post.

[ninja-inline id=73197]

Support Metro Weekly’s Journalism

These are challenging times for news organizations. And yet it’s crucial we stay active and provide vital resources and information to both our local readers and the world. So won’t you please take a moment and consider supporting Metro Weekly with a membership? For as little as $5 a month, you can help ensure Metro Weekly magazine and remain free, viable resources as we provide the best, most diverse, culturally-resonant LGBTQ coverage in both the D.C. region and around the world. Memberships come with exclusive perks and discounts, your own personal digital delivery of each week’s magazine (and an archive), access to our Member's Lounge when it launches this fall, and exclusive members-only items like Metro Weekly Membership Mugs and Tote Bags! Check out all our membership levels here and please join us today!

Leave a Comment: