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Cultural Analysis of Proposition 8 Pg. 31

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Wesley McLaughlin 01/16/2009 Cultural Analysis of Proposition 8 Proposition 8 was a highly followed proposition out of the State of California. The states Supreme Court recently voted to accept gay marriages in the state. Therefore gays would have equal rights to straight married couples. In the 2008 election Proposition 8 made it on the ballots for the people of California to decide what they really wanted. It was a very tricky one considering some people wrote in the wrong answer in the yes or no bubbles because of confusing wording on ballots. In the end the people voted yes and all gay marriages in the State of California were revoked. I have written a cultural and rhetorical analysis of the two sides. Yes on Prop. 8 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-jc4ujp9Ok The first video I decided to analyze was a commercial trying to persuade people to vote yes on proposition 8 to repeal a California Supreme Court decision. The people in this video seem to believe that allowing gay marriage will somehow adversely affect their lives. Whether it
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