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Pro Gay Marriage Ad is not a 'No on Prop 8' Ad

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A TV commercial, shown above, appearing statewide this week has ignited a debate on whether it is a political ad or not. Political ads must disclose donor names. The makers, Let California Ring, say it's not, but Prop 8 proponents say "it is a campaign ad," according to the LA Times.

The ad, which backs gay marriage, never mentions Proposition 8, the current ballot initiative that proposes to eliminate gay marriage in California. Lawyers representing Prop 8 backers say it will probably be deemed legal.

A couple copies of the video were originally posted to YouTube in October of last year.