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Mariners to Show Support for Same-Sex Marriage

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The Seattle Mariners will make a political statement this weekend. The team has announced that it will fly the rainbow gay pride flag at a game this weekend, in a show of support for same-sex marriage.

Rebecca Hale, spokesperson for the Mariners said “We’re part of this community. Our fans are a reflection of our community. We thought this was an appropriate gesture on a day that is very meaningful to the LGBT community.”

” “We’re thrilled to have so much community support in Seattle and greatly appreciate the leadership from the Mariners in promoting equality and acceptance in professional sports,” says Adam McRoberts, Spokesman for Seattle Out & Proud.

The team plans to fly the flag during the game Sunday against the Chicago Cubs at Safeco field.  Sunday is the day the city of Seattle will hold its gay pride parade.

The Mariners decision was announced yesterday, before today’s Supreme Court ruling which struck down part of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples, and cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California.

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