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Teacher’s Union donates $1 million to fight for same-sex marriage in California

”For us, it’s a civil rights issue. We don’t believe people should be treated differently.”

President David Sanchez, President of the California Teachers Association, a teachers union that has just given an additional $1 million to fight against the Proposition 8 campaign that seeks to overturn gay marriage by a voter initiative in that state. Sanchez also added that the union’s donation is “a pittance” when one compared to the amount of money that religious groups have donated to the Yes on 8 campaign — over $25 million. (LA Times)

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