Spielberg & Wife Donate $100K to Fight Prop 8
Taking a cue from Brad Pitt, who donated the same amount last week, Steven Spielberg and his wife Kate Capshaw donated $100,000 to oppose Proposition 8, the November ballot initiative that seeks to eliminate same sex marriage in California. "By writing discrimination into our state constitution, Proposition 8 seeks to eliminate the right of each and every citizen in our state to marry regardless of sexual orientation," their statement said per the Mercury News. "Such discrimination has NO place in California's constitution, or any other." Still, the Yes on Prop 8 side is some $5 million ahead in fundraising, but No on Prop 8 was the first to launch a television commercial which aired yesterday.