Senators McCain and Clinton Are Ignoring America On Gay Marriage Says FRC Action Ad
June 5, 2006
"The record is clear. When allowed to speak, Americans speak up against activist judges in defense of marriage." – USA Today, FRC Action Ad
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In today’s edition of USA Today, FRC Action – the legislative action arm of the Family Research Council – and Focus on the Family Action launched an ad campaign urging Americans who support traditional marriage to contact their state’s two Senators in support of the Marriage Protection Amendment (MPA). The ad questions statements made by both Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) in which they claim support for traditional marriage, while also opposing the MPA.
The ad lists all 19 states that have enacted marriage protection amendments by an average of 70% of the popular vote. The ad states, "It’s abundantly clear that the American people are centered on the definition of marriage. They want it to stay right where it is, and they’ve been doing some straight talk of their own – every time the issue is on a ballot." However, the ad points out that "as impressive as these majorities are, they can still be overruled with the stroke of a pen by an activist judge."
The ad concludes, "If you’re content to leave the future of marriage in the hands of activist judges, then both Senator McCain and Senator Clinton speak for you. But if you’re like millions of other Americans who want to protect marriage from redefinition, then call your state’s two Senators today at 202-224-3121 and ask them to vote this week for the Marriage Protection Amendment."