Watch Keith Olbermann's "Special Comment" on Prop 8
Then share it with your friends to start a conversation about restoring marriage equality
In this emotional statement on "Countdown," his nightly news program on MSNBC, Keith Olbermann eloquently expresses why the passage of Prop 8 is so tragic and then directly addresses supporters of
Usually, after an election, political discussions wind down and life returns to normal. But Prop 8 is not
about politics. It is about love, equality and civil rights.
That's why over 100,000 people have signed the pledge to repeal Prop 8, launched by the
Courage Campaign and CREDO Mobile.
Californians are standing up for marriage equality and speaking out against enshrining discrimination in
our state's constitution. But, to build a grassroots Marriage Equality Movement -- the civil rights
movement of the 21st Century -- we need to start changing the conversation across California and our country.
That means talking with our family and friends. Studies have shown that the most effective way to swing a voter to our side is to talk to our friends about the meaning of marriage equality. The path to repealing Prop 8 and restoring marriage equality to California starts now, with you and the discussions
you have with the people in your life. This video is a great way to spark that dialogue.
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