California Prop 8 and bigotry

The very turnout that helped Obama carry California also seems to have helped Prop 8 pass. Polls indicate that African Americans overwhelmingly supported Prop 8. It’s one of life’s true ironies that those who were victims of bigotry would support the same against a different class of people.

Barack Obama may have helped California Proposition 8 gay marriage ban pass
Around 70 per cent of the African-American voters who overwhelmingly backed Mr Obama also approved Proposition 8, helping pass the controversial ballot measure despite a small majority of whites voting against the ban on same-sex unions. Hispanic and Asian voters were split on the issue. […]


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Well educated woman, transgender / transsexual, lesbian, Reiki practitioner, LGBT activist, polyamorous, and eclectic Pagan.
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