Tag Archive for Repeal Prop 8

Ballot Measure to Repeal Prop 8 Fails to Get Enough Signatures

The effort to place an initiative on the November 2010 ballot to repeal Proposition 8 and restore equal marriage rights for same-sex couples, announced today that the proponents did not gather the 694,354 signatures necessary to place the proposed initiative on the ballot.  The group vowed to work toward the repeal of Prop 8 at the next general election in November 2012.

Major Setback to Effort to Repeal California’s Prop 8 in 2010

The effort to take the marriage equality battle back to the California ballot in 2010 experienced a major setback Monday when the Courage Campaign announced it was calling for more research and time to change hearts and minds before returning to the ballot to restore marriage for gay and lesbian couples in California. Courage Campaign had…

New Poll Shows Opposition To Repeal of Prop 8 effort in 2010

A new LATimes/USC poll was released Friday regarding voter attitudes about Gay Marriage. A year after Proposition 8 removed the rights of same-gender couples to get married it seems that little has changed.  According to the poll, a narrow 51% majority support marriage equalitywith 43% opposed. In addition, the LATimes reports that despite the majority support for marriage equality, a significant…

Fundraising Launched for 2010 Marriage Equality Initiative

We received the following release from the folks behind the ballot initiative effort to Repeal Prop 8 ballot in 2010: Million for a Million” will fund signature gathering to put a marriage equality initiative on the California ballot next November San Francisco, CA, November 4, 2009 – At rallies today in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San…

EQCA Announces Support for Repealing Prop 8 in 2012

This morning Executive Director Geoff Kors, on behalf of Equality California Equality California (EQCA), announced his organization’s support for a ballot measure to repeal Prop 8 in 2012 during a conference for bloggers and media. Mr. Kors said that during the last 100 days EQCA had done a great deal of research in several areas.…

Courage Campaign Challenges Supporters: Raise Money to Move Forward

NOTE: Rick Jacobs, Chair of Courage Campaign, along with the Courage Campaign staff released the following letter to the “friends, allies, and partners dedicated to repealing Proposition 8: 2010: It’s time to make a decision I write to you today with urgency and seriousness. After months of discussion and debate, the time has come to make the…

Repeal Prop 8 Leadership Summit Recap

About 200+ marriage equality activists gathered in San Bernardino on Saturday for what was billed as a “LGBT Leadership Summit” to discuss how and when to repeal Proposition 8 which was passed by voters in 2008 removing the right to marry from same gender couples in California. While there were a significant portion of those…