Some in the media and the blogosphere have laid the blame for Prop 8 passing squarely at the feet of black or Latino voters, especially the churchgoers among them. Au contraire, says ding:
Let's cut to the chase: it was straight people who tanked equal rights for gays in California.Ding doesn't care what your objection to same-sex marriage derives from. It's a matter of that cornerstone of America, equal rights:
IF SOCIETY WORKS ONE WAY FOR ONE PARTICULAR GROUP OF PEOPLE, TO THEIR BENEFIT, THEN IT BETTER WORK THE EXACT SAME WAY FOR EVERYONE ELSE.Go read the full post. It's a good one.
There's a rally in Chicago tomorrow, a rally against Prop 8 and the other anti-LGBT measures that voters passed this week in Florida, Arkansas, and Arizona:
5:30 TO 7:30 P.M.
AT THE CORNER OF
WACKER & STATE