Watch: Oklahoma ad shows that same-sex marriage ‘makes families stronger’
A new advert in support of same-sex marriage will be shown from Monday in the US state of Oklahoma.
The ad from Freedom to Marry, shows the Cuyler family, as father, retired Army colonel Ed Cuyler and his wife Robbie talk in support of their daughter Deedra.
It shows Deedra with her wife Amber and their three children. They married in Massachusetts in 2011.
He says: “Here in Oklahoma we value family… When Deedra told me she was gay, as her dad, I was worried, because I wanted to protect her.
“As a veteran, I know freedom means freedom for everyone. And no family should be denied a basic freedom.”
An overwhelmingly large 76% of voters approved a 2004 amendment which states: “Marriage in this state shall consist only of the union of one man and one woman”.
The same court is also overseeing a case against Ohio’s ban on equal marriage.
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