Sarah Palin on Gay Marriage

Last Updated : Dec 14, 2010

Summary

Governor Palin has stated that she does not support redefining marriage as anything other than between one man and one woman. She states that she would support the same legal rights for same-sex couples from a standpoint of hospital visitation rights or hereditary benefits, but she would not support redefining marriage to achieve those legal equalities.

During the 2008 Presidential race, Governor Palin granted an interview with CBN and was asked if she would support a federal amendment to define marriage. She stated that she would indeed support such an amendment.

 

Vice Presidential Debate

During the 2008 Presidential debate, Governor Palin was asked about her views on gay marriage. She stated that she supported the rights of anyone to enter into any relationship they chose, but that she was opposed to gay marriage and any attempt to redefine marriage as anything other than between one man and one woman.

 

 

CBN Interview

In October of 2008, Governor Palin gave a CBN interview and was asked about her support for a federal marriage amendment. She stated that she would indeed support such an amendment.

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