For all the misgivings that people may have about U2, and particularly Bono, the Dublin band got a lot of people on side last night when they posted in support of repealing the 8th.

The band posted Maser's 'Repeal' slogan to their Instagram and Twitter accounts with the caption 'Vote on May 25th':


Vote on May 25th

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Needless to say, their message of support has angered many people and confused many others (including many Americans who think that it's related to repealing an amendment of their own constitution) - but others have praised them for taking a stand: