One million across country protest Prop 8

December 2008
Empty Closet;Dec2008/Jan2009, Issue 419, p15A
The article reports that an estimated one million people all over the U.S. protested on November 15, 2008, after voters approved Proposition 8, a homophobic constitutional amendment which overturns the decision of the California Supreme Court making same sex marriage legal. It notes that the demonstrations were almost entirely peaceful, as requested by Join the Impact, the organizers. It relates that the Highway Patrol in Oakland, California had to close two highway ramps when a huge number of people protested at the city's Mormon temple.


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