Thursday, October 02, 2008

California Voters' Sodomite Future?

San Francisco's Mayor Gavin Newsom, aspiring to be California's next governor, screams of same-sex marriage: "This door's wide open now. It's going to happen - whether you like it or not."

-- From "California's gay marriage foes roll out TV ads" by Dan Morain, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer 9/30/08

Backers of an initiative to ban same-sex marriage began airing their first commercial Monday, warning that a loss could lead to gay marriage being "taught in public schools" and that churches could lose their tax-exempt status.

[Mayor] Newsom began his tenure in 2004 by trying to legalize same-sex marriage, and he remains involved in the fight. He was in New York last week raising money to defeat Proposition 8. The Yes-on-8 commercial gives Democrat Newsom unexpected attention as he prepares to run for governor in 2010.

Yes-on-8 campaign manager Frank Schubert said he didn't care whether the spot helps or hurts Newsom's candidacy. But he also said the spot underscores the "arrogance" of same-sex marriage proponents.

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