Colin Powell Comes Out In Support Of Marriage Equality

The Former Secretary of State says he has “no problem with it” in an interview with Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday. posted on

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According to a clip released by CNN, Mr. Powell says:

“I have no problem with it, and it was the Congress that imposed Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, though it was certainly my position and my recommendation to get us out of an even worse outcome that could have occurred, as you’ll recall. But as I’ve thought about gay marriage, I know a lot of friends who are individually gay but are in partnerships with loved ones, and they are as stable a family as my family is, and they raise children. And so I don’t see any reason not to say that they should be able to get married.”

Watch a clip of the interview below.

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