Same-Sex Marriage

Leaked Emails Reveal Clinton Campaign Staff Knew DOMA Defense Was Faulty

‘There aren’t many friends who will back us up on the point’

Hillary ClintonAdvisers to Hillary Clinton privately rejected the Democratic nominee’s excuse that Bill Clinton backed the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act as a defensive measure to prevent anti-gay activists from “going further” in barring same-sex couples from getting married, according to emails published by WikiLeaks on Monday.