EightMaps.com http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/6599/all en Surprise: NYT Notices Harassment Tactics of Prop. 8 Opponents http://www.mrc.org/articles/surprise-nyt-notices-harassment-tactics-prop-8-opponents <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;For the backers of Proposition 8, the state ballot measure to stop single-sex couples from marrying in California, victory has been soured by the ugly specter of intimidation. Some donors to groups supporting the measure have received death threats and envelopes containing a powdery white substance, and their businesses have been boycotted.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Good for the Times for (finally) noticing the speech-squelching tactics of the far-left gay-rights supporters of California's Proposition 8, a successful ballot initiative last November which defined marriage as one man and one woman. It served to strike struck down a state Supreme Courtdecision ruling that laws against gay marriage were unconstitutional.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/surprise-nyt-notices-harassment-tactics-prop-8-opponents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BradStone California EightMaps.com GayMarriage Internet NewYorkTimes NYTimes Proposition8 TimesWatch TimesWatch.org tolerance Mon, 09 Feb 2009 19:10:00 +0000 admin 6664 at http://www.mrc.org