Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

News

Yes on Prop 8 has 'Candy' for Trick-or-Treating Parents

LAist relies on your reader support.
Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all.
5b2c56f04488b3000927ee2c-original.jpg

As parents take their children trick-or-treating tonight, savvy proponents of Prop 8 will be handing them a little election postcard reminding them to Vote "yes" on the initiative. And because the campaign is focusing on children and said nuggets are present at the moment of tonight's message, it's time to look at this summer's court case about the legal wording of the proposition ballot arguments.

Proponents wanted to say that gay marriage teachings would be required in schools on the ballot guide, but since that was false, Judge Timothy M. Frawley ruled on August 7th that would be a "false and misleading" statement: