Proposition 8

Proposition 8 protects parents’ rights

Many Proposition 8 proponents are seeking to protect children from being taught in the public schools that same-sex marriage is the same as traditional marriage. Teaching of homo ...

Prop 8 signs questioned

Some residents who will vote at the Bell Road Baptist Church are not comfortable with the proliferation of “Yes on Proposition 8” signs that are scattered across the property. ...

Prop. 8 sign vandals limited free speech

ho trashed our “Yes on 8” sign (it didn’t even last a day) I’d like to say “thank you” for helping us teach a valuable lesson to our children. My kids already know that ...

Ed code won’t be altered if Prop. 8 fails

Proponents of Proposition 8 say that if it fails that school instruction will be altered to include gay marriage. How can the education code be altered by the failure of a proposit ...

Protect all families — vote no on Prop. 8

In response to Frances Hare’s letter (Oct. 26). Lucky for you that you were able to produce seven children and experience the “ecstasy” of their births, not to forget that th ...

Prop. 8 proponents don't want marriage hijacked

It is somewhat disheartening to read some of the comments of those who are opposed to Proposition 8. It is stated or insinuated that those of us in favor are ignorant, disgustingl ...

Union of loving individuals should be sanctioned

How ironic that the money and power behind Proposition. 8 are from the religious right. Ironic because the preponderance of scientific evidence strongly suggests that our sexual or ...

“Yes!” on Prop 8

In California, we have the most sophisticated Civil Unions in the country, guaranteeing EVERY BENEFIT of marriage to same-sex couples. However, there are serious consequences to ...

Marriage is equal right for everyone

California is responsible for protecting everyone’s rights equally. In legislation, “‘marriage” is civil marriage, which is a civil right. Remember democratic ideals: just ...

Proposition 8 teaching more than gay marriage

This might be too strong for most, but Proposition 8 is more than tolerance of gay marriage. It is teaching impressionable young minds an introduction to sex acts beyond their imag ...

Saddened by Prop. 8 effort to limit basic rights

I was literally brought to tears as I read about Proposition 8, making gay marriage illegal again. It saddens me to live in a time and place where people would dangle something a ...

Shocked at Prop. 8 fact twisting

After seeing some of the recent television commercials and web ads in support of Proposition 8, which would eliminate the right of same-sex couples to marry, I am frankly shocked a ...

Prop. 8 limits teenager's expression

As a 15-year-old adolescent, I can honestly say that we the teenage population are born to rebel. We want to speak up and have our voices heard. We want to rebel against the rules ...

Prejudice has no place in classrooms or California

Supporters of Prop. 8 like to say that their measure will protect kindergarteners from learning that gay and straight marriages are equal. But would it be better to teach students ...

Prop. 8 protects religious freedom

I’m tolerant. I don’t really care who loves who. What I DO care about is our religious freedom! The freedoms that our forefathers fought and died for and that made this country ...