MTV Networks Urge Voters to Reject Prop 8

MTV Networks/Viacom has joined the growing number of business leaders signing onto the Equality Business Advisory Council to show their opposition to Proposition 8. Prop 8 would eliminate the fundamental right of same-sex couples to marry in California by amending the state’s Constitution.

“On November 4th, Californians have the unique opportunity to go to the polls and stand up for what makes this a great country and a free society – inclusivity, freedom and respect for all. Proposition 8 is antithetical to those principles and a vote for ignorance, hatred and inequality,” said Judy McGrath, Chairman and CEO, MTV Networks. “MTV Networks and the Equality Business Advisory Council urge all Californian voters to send the right message and uphold the rights of same-sex couples in California, by voting ‘NO’ on Prop 8 on Election Day.”

MTV Networks/Viacom joins the Equality Business Advisory Council to take a public stand against Proposition 8.

“We are thrilled to welcome MTV Networks/Viacom as one of a growing number of national and California businesses leaders that have become part the NO on Prop 8’s Equality Business Advisory Council,” said Geoff Kors, NO on Prop 8 Executive Committee Member.

Other business leaders within the Equality Business Advisory Council include PG&E, Levi Strauss & Co., Google, Sweet, the Morgan Hotel Group, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, California Black Chamber of Commerce, San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce, Valley Industry and Commerce Association, and the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.

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