Mary Cheney, AOL executive, daughter of Vice President Dick Cheney and self-described Bush Republican, who became an unwilling focus of the 2004 presidential campaign and the website “Where’s Mary?” speaks out in USA Today.
This fall, Virginians will vote on a proposed amendment to the Virginia Bill of Rights that would ban same-sex marriages and civil unions in the state. Cheney says she will vote against it.
“What you have to understand,” she says, “is that as far as I’m concerned, Heather and I are married. We’ve built a home and a life together. She is the person I hope to spend the rest of my life with.
“We’re just waiting for the state and federal laws to catch up with us.”