Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. Supports Marriage Equality in New York

June 13th, 2011

HRC Back Story by Charlie Joughin
June 13, 2011

Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. Supports Marriage Equality in New York

Harold Ford, Jr., the former congressman from Tennessee and now a New York resident, has filmed a video with HRC for our New Yorkers for Marriage Equality Campaign.  In the video, Congressman Ford states, “I’m proud to say my views on this issue of marriage equality have changed. I’ve listened and I’ve learned.”   The campaign, which raises the public profile of marriage equality in New York, can be viewed online at www.hrc.org/NY4marriage.

Polls continue to show a clear and strong majority of New Yorkers support committed gay and lesbian couples getting married.

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