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This video framegrab provided by the gay rights advocacy group Human Rights Campaign shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announcing her support for gay marriage, putting her in line with other potential Democratic presidential candidates on a social issue that is rapidly gaining public approval. Clinton made the announcement in an online video released March 18, 2013, by the Human Rights Campaign. She says in the six-minute video that gays and lesbians are "full and equal citizens and deserve the rights of citizenship." (Associated Press/Human Rights Campaign)
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This video framegrab provided by the gay rights advocacy group Human Rights Campaign shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announcing her support for gay marriage, putting her in line with other potential Democratic presidential candidates on a social issue that is rapidly gaining public approval. Clinton made the announcement in an online video released March 18, 2013, by the Human Rights Campaign. She says in the six-minute video that gays and lesbians are "full and equal citizens and deserve the rights of citizenship." (Associated Press/Human Rights Campaign)

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