Thursday, November 06, 2008

Protests and vigils in California's capitol city over "YES" to Prop 8

Benjamin Cohen reports:
Protests over the apparent victory of Proposition 8... have been held outside the state capitol in Sacramento. Around 650 people, mostly recruited via text messages and social networks held banners declaring Vote No to Prop 8. They stood opposite a much smaller group of religious protesters from the apparently victorious Yes to Prop 8 campaign.

Xiomara Side brought her three children aged 12, nine and six with her to the vigil. She told told "We are denying the basic human rights for my gay brothers and sisters. READ MORE