...Although Begich's office did not respond to an earlier request for comment about his views on marriage equality, the Human Rights Campaign informed BuzzFeed Monday afternoon that Begich's office had told the LGBT rights organization that Begich supported the following statement:"Gay and lesbian couples should not be denied the ability to pledge their love and commitment through the civil institution of marriage. I believe that two committed adults of the same sex should be able to receive a government-issued marriage license, while religious institutions retain their right to determine which marriages they will perform."When asked about HRC's claim Monday evening, Begich's office provided BuzzFeed with the direct statement of support for marriage equality...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) Supports Equality