Proposition 8 (which eliminated the right for same-sex couples to get married in California) was one of the most costly bills in history.
But in late January, people who donated money in support of Proposition 8 asked to have their names hidden from the public. They claimed they were getting death threats. There is a 1982 law that would protect those people if they could prove reasonable probability that they were in danger.
And here’s something revealing: “Prop. 8 supporters also say that all donor disclosures for ballot measures should be declared unconstitutional.” Clearly these Prop 8 supporters do not understand how America works. (That little tidbit is yours free!)
By hiding donor disclosures we enable something that has already happened. A little thing called “The tyranny of the majority.” What a beautiful power this would be for Christians who want to turn America into a theocracy.
We could vote in an automatic death penalty for anyone who does not uphold the sanctity of life!*
*The donors for this bill will be undisclosedtm.
Donor disclosure is a critical part of our democratic process. It began with the Political Reform Act of 1974. If any readers want me to explain this further, just ask. I’ll be happy to. How many other oppressive governments have kept its supporters secret? Shall we compare? Additionally, if you support something, shouldn’t you be proud enough to put your name on it? In this case, I think the supporters of Prop 8 know that they were being scoundrels, and that eventually the world would see their names carved indelibly into a terrible part of history. Where is their courage to stand up for what they really believe? Answer: it doesn’t exist.
Luckily, the good guy won.
The names of those who helped fund Proposition 8, which preyed upon weak-minded voters to curtail the rights of about 10% of our citizenry, have all been disclosed today to the general public. Their names can be found here. I encourage all of you to peruse it.