Tag Archives: Yes On 8

Yes On 8 Sounds Surrender-y

“California’s Constitution says that only an appellate court, not a single trial court judge, can stop a proposition’s enforcement statewide. As of today, there is no such ruling. Nevertheless, the Governor and Attorney General today rushed forward with plans to make same-sex ‘marriage’ licenses available throughout California in the next three or four weeks. And that is where it sits …

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Judge Orders Yes On 8 To Turn Over Campaign Information

A district court judge in California has ordered Protect Marriage, the group behind the successful repeal of same-sex marriage, to turn over certain financial records related to their campaign. Denying a request to shield the information, U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn Walker said the Protect Marriage campaign had failed to show that providing private e-mails, memos and reports would inhibit …

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Like It Or Not, Yes On 8 Ad Featuring Gavin Newsom Wins Top Industry Prize

The Yes On 8 ad men who created the infamous “Like It Or Not” clip featuring SF Mayor Gavin Newsom have won the top prize at an industry convention. Frank Schubert walked off a big winner at the just-concluded 2009 Pollie Awards for his come-from-behind knockout punch to same-sex marriage, and he had a special guy to thank: Mayor Gavin …

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Inside the Yes On 8 Campaign

Two key organizers of the Yes On 8 campaign, Frank Schubert and Jeff Flint, have written a fascinating assessment of the Proposition 8 battle. Here’s just a snippet of their Politics Magazine piece. Our strategy had anticipated that the No on 8 campaign would label as “shameful lies” any claim that gay marriage had anything to do with schools, so …

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Yes On 8 Challenges Donor Disclosure

We knew this was coming. The Prop 8 haters want California to take down the donor records. Supporters of the November ballot measure that banned gay marriages in California have filed a lawsuit seeking to block their campaign finance records from public view, saying the reports have led to harassment of donors. “No one should have to worry about getting …

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GLAAD’s Worst Anti-Gay Voices Of 2008

I don’t know yet if this list is in reaction to the list issued by the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission. Links go to more detailed GLAAD pages on each item. Note that some names have multiple links. In alphabetical order, here are the biggest haters according to GLAAD. Bill O’Reilly (Host, The O’Reilly Factor, FOX News Channel)Bill O’Reilly, who frequently appears …

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Anti-Gay Musical Theater Guy Quits

Remember Scott Eckern, the musical theater artistic director who donated $1000 to Yes On 8 and caused a huge uproar? He’s resigned from his job for the “protection of the organization.” California Musical Theatre’s artistic director, Scott Eckern, resigned from his post today amid controversy over a donation he made to the Proposition 8 campaign to ban gay marriage. Eckern …

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YouTube Thinks I’m A Spammer

Somebody didn’t like the comments I posted on various Yes On 8 clips on YouTube. Text comments you posted to YouTube have been identified as spam, and have been deleted from the site. Your account has received one Community Guidelines warning strike, which will expire in six months. Additional violations may result in the temporary disabling of your ability to …

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Never EVER Cross A Show Queen

The title of this post is lifted from John Aravosis at AmericaBlog who reports: A friend tells me that there’s a BIG musical theater in Sacramento, California called the California Music theater. It’s been around for decades and, you might be shocked by this, but apparently there are gays who work in musical theater. Well, anyway, word get around in …

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Google Prop 8 Flap Widens

More website owners are expressing anger at Google for publishing Yes On 8 banners on their sites. Google has become embroiled in a row about gay marriage, after opponents of same-sex unions in California used the search engine’s advertising network to post messages on popular websites against the owner’s wishes. A number of American websites, including the widely read TechCrunch …

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Talking Points Memo: Yes On 8 Ads Are Ok On Our Site

Progressive blog Talking Points Memo had all of its ad space taken over by Yes On 8 ads yesterday via Google Ad Sense. Despite a massive outcry from readers and despite opposing Prop 8 in their editorials, TPM took no action. Josh Marshall’s reasoning: When we started accepting paid advertisements in 2003, I instituted a clear policy that we would …

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Don’t Surrender, Dorothys

Towleroad reports that Yes On 8 has skywriters crapping their message across the California sky. Pay no attention to the Wicked Witch, this is still our game to win.

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The Final Yes On 8 Ad

And it’s a doozy, displaying numerous examples of defaced Yes On 8 signs, vandalized homes and vehicles, and the infamous “Bigots Live Here” SUV. Oh, and lots and lots of babies.

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Barricade Your Houses!
The Homos Are Coming!

Photo caption from the Orange County Register: Peggy and Terence Carey adjust wind-blown signs after placing 54 ‘Yes on 8’ signs on their front lawns. The Fullerton couple were motivated after vandals first began stealing the 2 signs they put up initially. They now take them all in at night. They are now more than ever determined to exercise their …

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Gay Marriage = Hitler

“There was another time in history when people, when the bell tolled. And the question was whether or not they were going to hear it. The time was during Nazi Germany with Adolf Hitler. You see he brought crowds of clergy together to assure them that he was going to look after the church. “And one of the members, bold …

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Jeff Kent Gives $15K To Yes On 8

The Los Angeles Dodger’s second baseman, Jeff Kent, has donated $15K to Yes On 8. Jeff Kent, 40, who played second base for the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, has stepped into the emotional world of same-sex marriage, giving $15,000 to backers of the California proposition on Tuesday’s ballot that would ban it. In a disclosure filed with the California …

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Yes On 8 Gets Another Prime Opportunity

Oy. The “think about the children!” people are having another field day in California. A Bay Area elementary school got caught in the crossfire of a ballot initiative seeking to outlaw same-sex marriage in California on Tuesday after a kindergarten teacher asked her pupils to sign pledge cards promising not to use anti-gay slurs. ProtectMarriage.com, the coalition of social and …

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Mexican Soap Star Shills For Yes On 8

Anti-gay Mexican soap star and singer Eduardo Verastegui made this new Spanish-language ad for Yes On 8. His support for Prop 8 has already caused a protest in Mexico City. Mexican-American movie star Eduardo Verastegui has begun campaigning against California’s homosexual “marriage” law, and is incurring the wrath of Mexican homosexuals as a result. Following Verastegui’s reported decision to lead …

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