Wisconsin Representative Gwen Moore is
the latest politician to join the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC)
Americans for Marriage Equality campaign.
“I've always fought for equality and
justice in America. Which is why I think it's wrong to tell two
people in love they can't get married just because they're gay or
lesbian,” Moore said in a 45-second video released Wednesday.
“Marriage is about love and commitment.” (The video is embedded
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On a biographical note, Moore is the
first African-American elected to Congress from Wisconsin and the
first woman to represent Wisconsin's 4th congressional
district, which is based in Milwaukee.
Recent contributors to Americans for
Marriage Equality include actors and real-life married couple Meghan
Mullally and Nick Offerman, actor Stanley
Tucci, actress Kristen
Bell, singer Jason
Mraz, The Talk co-host Aisha
Tyler, Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott
Fujita, Pariah's Kim
Wayans and Dee Rees (the film's star and writer-director),
Precious star Mo'Nique,
The Good Wife's Josh
Charles, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon
Ayanbedejo, the Rev.
Al Sharpton, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd
Blankfein, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio
Villaraigosa, Washington Governor Chris
Gregoire, Minnesota Senator Al
Franken and Julian
Bond, chairman emeritus of the National Association for the
advancement of Colored People (NAACP).