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Group 'Sorry' Bush Wants Out Of Gay-Marriage Ads

DALLAS (AP) - A pro-gay marriage group says it's "sorry" former first lady Laura Bush does not want to be included its national advertising campaign featuring prominent people speaking about gay marriage and says its campaign will "now move to new and different voices."
    
The Respect for Marriage Coalition said Thursday that it appreciates Bush's previous comments. Print, television and online ads launched this week featured Bush telling CNN: "When couples are committed to each other and love each other then they ought to have the same sort of rights that everyone has."
    
Bush had said she wanted to be removed from the campaign, which also includes clips of former Vice President Dick Cheney.
    
The coalition says a new ad will begin running this weekend.

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