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SF Mayor Newsom Will Grace Steps of Sproul to Defeat Prop 8

Posted By Ruby Elizabeth Lee On Sep 30, 2008 @ 8:42 am In Sandbox | Comments Disabled

[1]San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom, who made a bold choice to legalize gay marriage [2] in his city, leading to over 3,000 same-sex couples to marry in San Francisco back in ’04 when they could only legally get a “civil union,” is now coming to our home turf to lead a rally in opposition to Prop 8 [3].

The event will take place Friday, October 3rd on Upper Sproul from 12:30 to 1:45pm and will include student speakers, community members and local politicians speaking about the issue. And yet another man who scandalized the country will lead a rally to support something controversial on the steps of Sproul, and so the Berkeley legacy continues.

And check out our post on Prop. 8 [3] from earlier this week.

Image Source: domasan [4] under Creative Commons
The Battle Over Same-Sex Marriage [San Francisco Chronicle [2]]

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[2] legalize gay marriage: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/02/15/MNGMN51F8Q1.DTL

[3] opposition to Prop 8: http://clog.dailycal.org/2008/09/28/google-wants-californians-to-have-the-freedom-to-love/

[4] domasan: http://flickr.com/photos/domasan/2648959078/

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