Rob Reiner Previews ‘8’: Proponents Of Proposition 8 ‘Made Our Case For Us’

Rob Reiner appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe today to discuss tonight’s premiere of 8, Dustin Lance Black’s star-studded adaptation of California’s legal challenge to Proposition 8, which prohibits gay and lesbian couples from marrying in the state. “The biggest surprise was to find out that the proponents of Prop 8 really had no case. They had a number of witnesses, they were deposed and then the majority of them didn’t testify because David Boies picked them apart and those witnesses made our case for us,” said Reiner, who is part of the play. Watch as he successfully swats back arguments against same-sex marriage and argues how it will lay the foundation for achieving full equality for gay and lesbian people: