Political Ad by Billy Graham-Truth!

Political Ad by Billy Graham-Truth!

Summary of eRumor:

This is a forwarded email with a quote allegedly written by Billy Graham about voting for “candidates who support the biblical definition of marriage between a man and a woman, protect the sanctity of life and defend our religious freedoms.”

The Truth:

The text is from a full page ad that appeared in the Sunday edition of the Columbus Dispatch on October 21, 2012 according to an article by the Los Angeles Times written that same day. 

Photo of the full page ad

The article said, “It was as close to an endorsement of Romney as Graham could get without explicitly saying so.”  

updated 10/24/12