On Thursday, the California Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on the legality of Prop 8, specifically whether it was an improper revision of the state’s constitution. On Friday, Equality California will begin airing this 30-second ad, calling for it’s repeal:
I’m not sure how I feel about (spending money on) this ad. Since the court’s ruling will have nothing to do with public opinion, it’s seems a bit odd for this spot to be airing now (as opposed to, oh, I don’t know, before the election?!), and I think I agree with Towleroad on this that, while the images are grave and moving, the music and voice-over are too saccharine for this point in the battle.
For more coverage on Thursday’s hearings, see Google News.
Thanks Joe. My. God.