With just 4 days left before the
election, supporters of Question 6 on Friday released what appears to
be their final pitch to voters.
Passage of the measure would uphold a
gay marriage law approved by lawmakers.
In the 30-second ad, a male announcer
reminds viewers of the campaign’s high-profile endorsements, which
include Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton.
“Maryland, it's time. Time for
marriage equality,” the announcer says.
“While there are those trying to
divide us, presidents Obama and Clinton stand with us. Pastors,
business leaders, newspapers, Democrats and Republicans are all
coming together for Question 6. Because it's about fairness,
treating everyone equally under the law. And who could be against
that?” (The video is embedded on this page. Visit
our video library for more videos.)
Others featured in the video who support
passage of Question 6 include Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon
Ayanbadejo, NAACP Chairman Emeritus Julian Bond, and Mt. Ennon
Baptist Church's Rev. Delman Coates.
Governor Martin O'Malley, who signed
the legislation into law, tweeted the video to his more than 30,000