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Teachers Union Gives $1 Million to Fight Prop 8

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The California Teachers Union, the largest union of its kind in the state, made a second donation to the No on Prop 8 campaign this week. After their initial $250,00 donation in August, their $1 million gift comes as the campaign has been struggling against the large amount of funds raised by proponents of the measure that seeks to eliminate gay marriage.


Ads for Yes on Prop 8 continually attack gay marriage based on a small educational code that they say will force gay marriage education upon students. They had a "see, it's already happening" moment when a first grade San Francisco class took a field trip to a lesbian teacher's wedding. But there's always more to the story. What proponents left out in their campaign e-mails was that all the students in attendance had to get their parent's permission.