Cheney sisters continue to fight over same-sex marriage

WiG and AP reports

Liz Cheney and Mary Cheney, daughters of the former vice president, continue to engage in a sparring match over same-sex marriage.

Liz Cheney is campaigning in a Republican primary for the U.S. Senate in Wyoming, where she is courting the far right in the GOP.

On Nov. 17, she told “Fox News Sunday” that she disagrees with her sister Mary Cheney, who is a lesbian and is married, on same-sex marriage.

Mary Cheney responded to her sister on Facebook. Posting, “You’re just wrong.”

On Nov. 18, Dick Cheney and wife Lynne released a statement saying that the family has dealt with the issue privately for years and they are “”pained to see it become public.”

Liz Cheney, according to The AP, said she believes in a “traditional definition” of marriage and states should be allowed to decide the matter.