Eight-year-old Emma is asking
Washington state voters to approve Referendum 74 so her moms can
Emma makes her plea in a 30-second
video released Thursday by Washington United for Marriage, the
campaign to approve Referendum 74. If approved by voters in
November, Referendum 74 would uphold a gay marriage law enacted by
“Hi, my name is Emma. I'm a dancer.
I would like to show you around my family,” the eight-year-old says
in the video before presenting her brother and mothers to viewers.
“My moms can only get married if you
vote 'yes' on Referendum 74,” she adds. (The video is embedded on
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Emma's video won a video contest
sponsored by Washington United for Marriage. She and her family will
receive three-day passes to music and arts festival Bumbershoot and a
grab bag of releases from Sub-Pop records.
endorses gay marriage in Washington state.)