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Original post made by noon8supporter on Nov 14, 2008

why isn't Pleasanton participating in this????? Do we all really support the passage of prop 8? come on folks, hit the streets tomorrow - check out the link below

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Posted by PJ, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 14, 2008 at 3:39 pm

" We're intentionally giving this post a rest because the postings have become repetitive, accusatory and often based on hearsay. As more local news on Prop. 8 comes forward, we will cover in both our online and print editions, and in our new twice-weekly Pleasanton Express email bulletin that goes to subscribers who sign up for this free service through our daily online edition.
Posted by Jeb Bing, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Nov 11, 2008 "


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Nov 14, 2008 at 3:42 pm

Isn't Prop 8 over? Look, I voted No on 8 and the side I supported lost.
What's the big deal voters? Isn't the issue in the hands of the State?
Give it a rest...please.


Posted by franki, a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Nov 14, 2008 at 6:04 pm

Constitutional rights issues don't just go away, rest, or "get over it". You are witnessing chapter two of the struggle beginning.


Posted by unclehomerr.., a resident of Downtown
on Nov 15, 2008 at 12:25 pm

Jerry Brown changed the description of the Proposition to suggest that a vote for 8 would 'take away' non-existent rights of gays to marry. - You still lost.

Gavin Newsome did an 'in your face' promotion for voting against Prop. 8, saying.. You can't stop it.. it's coming! - You still lost.

Prop. 8 hateful losers sent 'white powder' to the Mormon Church and the Knights of Columbus. - You continue to lose.

Prop. 8 hateful losers have lost two referendums on this topic and still attempt to paint themselves as victims. - You're not victims.

You want what you want and you're going to whine, subvert the constitution and the will of the people. - You won't get it.

Go to your 'gay hook-up party/protest'. You're still losers and haters!!

unclehomerr..


Posted by Anonymous, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 15, 2008 at 8:57 pm

unclehomerr - Talk about hate! Go climb back under your rock.


Posted by Resident, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 17, 2008 at 7:56 am

I voted no on prop. 8, but I don't think rallies are the answer. Gay activists need to educate people about what it means to give gay couples the right to marry. Right now, there is much ignorance out there.

In my opinion, what the gay community should do first is to try to extend the right to form civil unions and/or domestic partnerships at the federal level. That might be easier to do than calling something a marriage. After all, even if prop. 8 had failed and gay couples could marry in California, that would not have done much for rights at the federal level.

So, rallies are not the answer and if anything, rallies will serve to further divide those who are for and those who are against gay marriage.


Posted by PJ, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 17, 2008 at 8:35 am

What happened to:

" We're intentionally giving this post a rest because the postings have become repetitive, accusatory and often based on hearsay. As more local news on Prop. 8 comes forward, we will cover in both our online and print editions, and in our new twice-weekly Pleasanton Express email bulletin that goes to subscribers who sign up for this free service through our daily online edition.

Posted by Jeb Bing, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Nov 11, 2008 "


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Nov 17, 2008 at 10:15 am

Rallies help raise the awareness of people who might want to band together to join the fight to help defeat 8 in the courts. Money will be needed and people at the rallies might contribute.

Also, it's another way of mobilizing a LGBT community and their allies so that they become activists for civil rights for all citizens.



Posted by Stacey, a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:23 am

Anonymous,

Try the Tao Te Ching.