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The Back-and-Forth Television Ads From Maine’s Dueling Marriage Groups

With just weeks to go before November’s election in Maine to decide the fate of same-sex marriage, it’s clear the debate is going to unroll into a he-said she-said debate.

Equality Maine was first out of the bat last month with a television ad. Then came Stand for Marriage Maine, a Roman Catholic front group, with its misinformed response. And now Equality is back out there, clearing up the lies.

Their new spot is similar to their first — except this one grew a pair, calling out S4MM outright “deceiving” of Maine families with its lie-filled ad. More like this, please, but we need to go even harder.

We need a full frontal assault on anti-marriage disinformation. These ads still make it seem like we’re fighting with kid gloves. We are not.