It was the third consecutive survey by the organization finding support of at least 50 percent for gay marriage. That led to a quick response from Mary Cheney, who said on Facebook: The public spat comes as gays and lesbians seeking the right to marry have won a series of victories in the past year, with Hawaii last week becoming the 15th state to enact a law legalizing gay marriage and Illinois poised to become the next. Retrieved 22 June An increasing number of Republicans have come to support gay marriage, even though a solid majority in the party oppose it. Retrieved July 17,
As a result, political action committee the American Principles Fund has run a television advertisement against Liz Cheney accusing her of not being conservative enough.
Dick Cheney's daughter Mary marries long-term partner
And I am not just speaking as a father here, though I am a pretty angry father. Archived from the original on October 12, InMary Cheney became involved in a network of politically active nonprofit organizations. The comment prompted Mary Cheney's wife to issue a bruising statement on Facebook, which suggested that her sister-in-law welcomed their relationship privately. The Cheney parents suggested, however, that the family rift over the issue existed long before the Senate bid by Cheney, who has five children. Cheney is a vice president for consumer advocacy at AOL. The number among likely Republican primary voters is likely to be much smaller, as Slate's Dave Weigel points out.