Family Equality Council Launches Get Engaged: Vote No on 8

Family Equality Council Blog
September 17, 2008
Get Engaged: Vote No on 8 reflects Family Equality Council's recognition that families will be greatly affected by the passage of Prop. 8 and families want and need to be involved in efforts to defeat it. (Link)

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Supporters of anti-gay Prop 8 pulling in big bucks because of Palin nom

Pam's House Blend
September 16, 2008
Blogger Pam Spaulding quotes Karen Ocamb: "Since Republican presidential nominee John McCain picked evangelical Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his vice presidential running mate - the Yes on 8 campaign has leapt ahead in the fundraising arena - raising around five million dollars since Sept. 1." (Link)

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LDS donate millions to fight marriage equality

Daily Herald
September 16, 2008
Church members, mostly from California, have made individual donations close to $5 million in support of Proposition 8, counting only donations of more than $1,000, according to one Web site... There have also been 25,000 volunteers going door to door each weekend to inform voters about their point of view. [Link]

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County officials to back equality, oppose Prop. 8

San Mateo Daily Journal
September 14, 2008
County officials are poised to formally oppose a state measure which is attempting to eliminate marriage for same-sex couples in California. (Link)

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People of faith line up for and against an anti-gay initiative in CA

San Diego Union Tribune
September 14, 2008
While pro-equality people of faith are speaking out across California to say no to Prop. 8, opponents of equality are trying to support this anti-gay initiative. (Link)

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Feinstein opposes Proposition 8

SignOnSanDiego
September 12, 2008
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, has come out against Proposition 8, the constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage. In a statement released Friday afternoon, Feinstein said the issue was a matter of "equality and fairness."[Link]

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2008 Election: Anti-Equality Initiatives Threaten Three States’ Constitutions

Florida, Arizona, and California all face initiatives which are attempting to write discrimination into their state constitutions: Prop. 2 in Florida, Prop. 102 in Arizona, and Prop. 8 in California.

Pro-equality coalitions are working hard against these discriminatory initiatives in all three states, but more help is urgently needed. Be on the right side of history and get involved in Florida, in Arizona, and in California.

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Republicans launch own efforts to defeat Prop 8

Bay Area Reporter
September 11, 2008
Republicans Against 8 hopes to reach "persuadable Republican voters" in the state to sway them toward voting against the measure, said Scott Schmidt, the group's campaign manager. [Link]

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California Psychological Assn. States Opposition to Proposition 8

Pam's House Blend
September 10, 2008
"The California Psychological Association has officially stated their opposition to CA Proposition 8. My boyfriend is a member of CPA and he forwarded the following e-mail message to me this morning. It includes background on CPA's opinion regarding same-sex marriage and their historic Amicus Brief (details here) filed with the California Supreme Court:" [Link]

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Prop 8’s Message to Youth: Blatant Lies and Transparent Bigotry

Box Turtle Bulletin
September 9, 2008
Timothy Kincaid writes that supporters of Prop. 8 have erected a youth-geared Web site called iProtectMarriage.com that publishes an "astonishing [...] number of obvious and blatant lies" about marriage for gay couples. [Link]

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