She appears in a PSA video for gay rights group the Human Rights Campaign, as part of a series featuring high profile New Yorkers urging legislation to legalize gay marriage in the state.
“I’m Barbara Bush and I’m a New Yorker for marriage equality,” she says.
“New York is about fairness and equality and everyone should have the
right to marry the person that they love. Join us.”
This is Bush’s first public comment on the issue, but she joins her mother as one of the growing number of Bush era officials to support the cause.