Liz Cheney Says She Was Wrong For Opposing Gay Marriage in the Past: ‘Freedom Means Freedom For Everybody’

During her 60 Minutes interview on Sunday, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) admitted she was wrong for opposing same-sex marriage in 2013.

Her sister, Mary Cheney, is gay, and she told Chris Wallace during a 2013 interview that she “believe[s] in the traditional definition of marriage.”

“I love Mary very much. I love her family very much. This is just an issue on which we disagree,” she said at the time.

Cheney’s comments sparked feuding within the family, with Mary Cheney writing then on Facebook, “Liz — this isn’t just an issue on which we disagree — you’re just wrong — and on the wrong side of history.”

The sisters’ father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, began publicly supporting same-sex marriage at the state-level
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