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Wed Sep 30, 2015, 08:53 PM

E-mail: Hillary Clinton Lashed Out at Staff over Gay-Friendly Passports

In September 2015, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton styles herself as a staunch defender of gay rights — particularly gay parental rights. “I’m proud of you!” she told a gay man last April, after he explained how he and his partner had adopted a little girl together.

Four years ago, Clinton was singing a very different tune. An e-mail included in the latest tranche of Clinton documents released by the State Department on Wednesday shows the then-secretary of state exploding at her staff over plans to replace “Mother” and “Father” with “Parent One” and “Parent Two” on passport application forms, complaining about the decision and refusing to defend it in the face of partisan opposition.

Clinton learned about the change through a January 7, 2011 article in The Washington Post. But the policy shift was first announced in a December 2010 press release from the State Department. “These improvements are being made to provide a gender-neutral description of a child’s parents and in recognition of different types of families,” the statement read.

The next day, Clinton sent an early-morning e-mail excoriating top aides Cheryl Mills and Jake Sullivan for the secretive policy shift. “I’m not defending that decision, which I disagree w and knew nothing about, in front of this Congress,” she wrote. “I could live w letting people in nontraditional families choose another descriptor so long as we retained the presumption of mother and father. We need to address this today or we will be facing a huge Fox-generated media storm led by Palin et al.”

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/424865/hillary-clinton-email-blasted-gay-rights-passports

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Response to Gamle-ged (Original post)

Wed Sep 30, 2015, 10:33 PM

1. So Now Benghazi Is About Gay Rights

governmental abuse of privacy and overreach

comical

its unbelievable to me that matters unrelated to Benghazi have been released at all'

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Wed Sep 30, 2015, 11:14 PM

2. It's been nothing but a fishing expedition since day one.

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