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Long Beach Press-Telegram Says No to Prop 8

Timothy Kincaid

October 5th, 2008

No matter how you feel about the issue, it is easy to understand the court’s logic. Religious groups, or individuals for that matter, can treat marriage as holy or a sacrament, and each can follow its own beliefs in deciding who is eligible for marriage rites or ceremonies. But when the state gives out legal privileges or penalties, it must give them to everyone, just as the Constitution says.

The Long Beach Press-Telegram joins the long and growing list of newspapers that encourage a “No” vote on Proposition 8:



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