The spot also features clips of former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Secretary of State Colin Powell voicing their support for same-sex marriage rights. Freedom means freedom for everyone. The new ad campaign comes as the Supreme Court prepares to tackle the issue of same-sex marriage this spring. Get unlimited Monitor journalism. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The coalition noted that it had used for the campaign public comments from "American leaders who have expressed support for civil marriage.
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Mr Obama's quote came from his inaugural address this year during which he says, "Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. The new ad starting this weekend features former Marine Cpl. Next up Here are more stories that look at the news with empathy, insight, and hope. MacDonald says Bush 'did not approve of her inclusion in this advertisement nor is she associated in any way with the group that made the ad. This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Photos of the Week.
Laura Bush backs gay marriage and abortion. The ad launched a public education campaign that will now move to new and different voices that reflect the depth and breadth of our support. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. Photos of the Week. Last year the high court agreed to hear two constitutional challenges to state and federal laws dealing with the recognition of gay and lesbian couples to legally wed. Get the best of Monitor journalism in your inbox.