Hillary Clinton makes equality a priority... again

Former First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has once again put her neck out for equality. While receiving an honorary doctorate from St. Andrews, Clinton said,

"We need more voices speaking up for universal human rights. We have honored some of the great advocates here today who have spoken out courageously for women’s rights, gay rights and religious understanding, showing us that our communities and institutions are strongest when equality and opportunity are open to all people and freedom of conscience is respected. And it is important that as we chart our way forward in this new century, we bring with it the enlightened view that every individual around the world regardless of gender, religion, race, ethnicity or orientation, should be able to contribute to their societies and to have the chance to live up to his or her God-given potential."

This obviously isn't the first time Madame Secretary has spoken out for equality. In 2011, she famously declared "gay rights are human rights, and human rights are gay rights" during a speech in Geneva for International Human Rights Day. More recently, she came out in support of marriage equality in a video for Americans for Marriage Equality. Check out the Americans for Marriage Equality video below: 


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