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Michael Strahan backs marriage equality

Updated: June 12, 2011, 10:19 AM ET
ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Former New York Giants star Michael Strahan is the latest sports celebrity to support same-sex marriage in New York.

Strahan and his fiancée, Nicole Murphy, filmed a 38-second video for the New Yorkers for Marriage Equality campaign.

"As a defensive end for the New York Giants, I always played the game tough but fair," Strahan says in the video. "And I feel it's unfair to stop committed couples from being married."

The video closes with Strahan saying, "We ...

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