The Thorons - Don’t Eliminate Marriage For Anyone

YouTube
September 22, 2008

PFLAG (and Freedom to Marry)'s Sam and Julia Thoron offer a heartfelt message about their daughter, Liz, whose right to marry the person she loves will be eliminated if Prop 8 passes. [Link]

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First TV ad in ballot war features Sam Thoron

Contra Costa Times
September 23, 2008
The No on Proposition 8 campaign launched its first television ad, which features former PFLAG President Sam Thoron and his wife, Julia, speaking about how the initiative would take away their gay daughter's ability to marry. [Link]

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California’s Prop 8 would end marriage equality

Boing Boing
September 18, 2008
View a video encouraging people to vote against discrimination and against Prop. 8 in California. (Link)

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Hollywood celebrities support the freedom to marry in ad campaign

PageOneQ
September 4, 2008
"When I got married," Tyne Daly recalls of her marriage to African-American actor Georg Stanford Brown, "my marriage was illegal in seven states in this country...Government can't dictate hearts and minds. But it can decide law, and when laws [change], other things change." [Link]

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VIDEO: Evan Wolfson discusses the landscape for marriage

Freedom to Marry
August 26, 2008
On June 24, 2008 Evan Wolfson was the guest speaker at the New York office of Dickstein Shapiro LLP. He discussed the landscape for marriage in 2008, and explained why the California Supreme Court's carefully-worded decision affirming the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples is one of the most important milestones in gay civil rights history. [Link]

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TV ad backing marriage equality not about Prop. 8

Los Angeles Times
August 16, 2008
"Of course, it has a viewpoint," Evan Wolfson said of the commercial. "But it is not a political viewpoint." [Ed. note: The ad started running in the fall of 2007, well before the state Supreme Court decision.] The ad, he said, "is untethered to any political moment, election year, political decision or vote. It is all about asking people how they would feel if they or their loved ones couldn't marry who they love." [Link]

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PageOneQ’s Mike Rogers appears on Fox News to defend gays’ freedom to marry

PageOneQ
July 7, 2008
Activist Mike Rogers discussed the recent decision in California during a recent panel discussion. [Link]

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“No Reason” But “Just Because”

The Republic of T.
June 9, 2008

"I’m all kinds of late on this, I know, but I was struck by this clip from Bill O’Reilly’s show, in which he and a guest can’t come up with a single reason to oppose same-sex marriage." [Link]

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Bill O’Reilly Runs Out Of Reasons to Oppose Marriage Equality

The Brad Blog
May 28, 2008
Bill O'Reilly asked Family Law Attorney Don Schweitzer for some reasons why marriage equality is not good for the state of California. For all practical purposes, he couldn't come up with any. (Link)

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BLOG: Bill Clinton + DOMA = revisionism

Pam’s House Blend
March 27, 2008
Along with a recent video clip of Bill Clinton feeling the heat from students grilling him about his signature on the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996, Pam offers a historical perspective on DOMA and what was going on at the time of the law signing, contrary to what Clinton claims. [Link]

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