Category Archives: Prop. 8 Campaign

Prop. 8 Campaign Makes High Court Cameo

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California’s bitter 2008 campaign over same-sex marriage made a cameo appearance in today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down limits on corporate campaign spending.

Internal Campaign Email At Issue

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Today is officially a court holiday, but someone is awake and working at the district court where the Prop. 8 trial is being held. As of 1:30 pm Monday there were two filings with the court, both from the Yes on 8/defendants side.

Newsom: Proposition 8 Supporter?

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From the start, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has been one of the biggest backers of same-sex marriage. So it was a little startling to see him on a courtroom video Wednesday being used to make the case for Proposition 8.

Letter Focus of Intense Questioning

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A campaign letter from Dr. William Tam, one of the official sponsors of Prop. 8, was the focus of intense questioning Wednesday at the Prop 8 trial. Listen to Scott Shafer’s report about it, heard this morning on The California … Continue reading »

Prop. 8 Campaign at Center of Debate

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Was the campaign for Prop. 8 about allowing parents to control what information about gay marriage is given to their kids, or was it based on stereotypes aimed at demonizing gays and lesbians?