Napolitano Passes Up Chance To Come Out For Marriage Equality

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano passed up the opportunity to become the third member of President Obama’s cabinet to endorse marriage equality during an event at the Center for American Progress Wednesday morning. As Napolitano was leaving CAP, Metro Weekly’s Chris Geidner asked, “Do you support marriage equality?” “She looked at the questioner, did not answer, and moved to stand in the back of the elevator behind her accompanying security and other staff until the doors closed in front of her.” President Obama is widely expected to address the issue during an ABC interview later today. Vice President Joe Biden, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan all back the freedom to marry.