Obama on privacy and the right to marry

Citizen Crain
October 30, 2008
In an interview with Brian Williams on NBC Nightly News, Brian asked Barack Obama about how he might approach his appointments to the Supreme Court. In describing how he might interview a prospective Justice Obama said, "The right to marry who you please isn't in the Constitution but I think all of us assume that if a state decided to pass a law saying, Brian you can't marry the woman you love, then you'd think that is unconstitutional. Where does that come from? I think it comes from the right to privacy." [Link]

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Senator Feinstein: No on Prop 8

No on 8
October 28, 2008
The NO on Prop 8 campaign released a new television spot featuring Senator Dianne Feinstein who, speaking directly to voters, tells Californians “Proposition 8 would be a terrible mistake for California. It’s about discrimination and we must always say NO to that.” (Link)
Watch more videos about Election 2008.

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California’s top educator calls Prop. 8 commercials “despicable”

No on 8
October 23, 2008
The NO on Prop 8 campaign released a tough new television ad featuring California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell, who voiced his strong opposition to Prop 8 and the lies about the public education system. (Link)

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Arkansas: Vote no on Act 1

Pam's House Blend
October 22, 2008
Arkansas Families First has released a 30-second spot features faces and voices of real Arkansas children, including former foster and adopted children. The children are joined by adults who lived in foster homes as children. Together, they ask voters to say no to Initiated Act 1, which would ban unmarried couples from adopting or fostering children. [Link]

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Terry Schiavo’s husband Michael jumps into Amendment 2 debate

Sun-Sentinel
October 16, 2008
The debate in Florida about a proposed discriminatory marriage ban -- Amendment 2 -- elicited this video from Michael Schiavo. In the video, he says "the same people who thought they knew what was best for my wife, Terry, are once again trying to tell others how to live.'' [Link]
Read more about Florida.

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Ellen on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

glaadBLOG
October 1, 2008
In case you missed it, Ellen DeGeneres appeared on the September 29th broadcast of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Ellen talked with Leno about her recent wedding. (Longer excerpt than the last one we posted) [Link]

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YouTube videos debate Proposition 8

Los Angeles Times
October 2, 2008
The homemade shorts for and against the measure to end marriage for same-sex couples are not endorsed by the campaigns, but they may still be reaching potential voters. (Link)

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Ellen’s Plea - ‘‘The Tonight Show’’

AOL Television
September 30, 2008
The 50-year-old talk show queen talked about a cause dear to her heart, voting NO to Proposition 8 on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. [Link]

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‘Love Poem’: Biblical defense of marriage equality targets Prop. 8

Los Angeles Times
September 30, 2008
What might surprise some is the reverent and tender approach Barton takes in directing "Love Poem," a two-minute video urging a "no" vote that would preserve gay couples' marriages. The text is from the New Testament -- Chapter 13 of the apostle Paul's first letter to the Corinthians -- delivered in multiple voices by more than 15 members and supporters of Rude Guerrilla. [Link]

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The problem might be taxing, but equality is not the cause!

Good As You
September 29, 2008
"Just a few minutes ago, we posted the first TV ad from California's anti-gay 'Yes on Proposition 8' campaign. And while on first viewing we mainly just found the thing boring and ineffective, after viewing it again, we also find it totally flawed. In the following, we will give you but one reason why." [Link]

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