Love it. Brendon Ayanbadejo continues to use his celebrity in the fight for equality. The Baltimore Ravens linebacker appeared on Huff Post Live this afternoon and CBS News' Face the Nation on Sunday morning in advance of this week's Supreme Court arguments around Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act.
Ayanbadejo, Minneapolis Vikings punter Chris Kluwe and Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita are among the hundreds of legislators, politicians, employers and government agencies who submitted briefs to the Supreme Court opposing Proposition 8.
"My colleagues and I want to make sure that everyone is treated equally—and that includes the LGBT community," Ayanbadejo said on CBS News. "Being biracial, I know what it's like to be treated differently and discriminated against. ... This is a natural evolution from civil rights, equal rights and women's rights."
The Family Research Council's Tony Perkins also appears on FTN and—wait for it!—lies about how many states how voted for pro-marriage laws. The number is actually four. Watch both segments AFTER THE JUMP ...