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Arizona Daily Star Endorses No on Prop 102

Jim Burroway

October 19th, 2008

The Arizona Daily Star this morning urges its readers to vote no on Prop 102:

Proposition 102 is a divisive, discriminatory initiative that would threaten to erode the rights of same-sex couples if approved.

Arizona voters rejected a similar — though more far-reaching — proposition in 2006.

Furthermore, this proposition isn’t needed because state law already defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The state law has been challenged and upheld in court.

We see Proposition 102, fundamentally, as an attempt by conservatives to legislate morality. We urge a “no” vote on Proposition 102 and hope we don’t see a similar measure in 2010.

The Arizona Daily Star joins these newspapers in opposing Prop 102:

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Louie
October 19th, 2008 | LINK

I read the article for the Tucson Weekly and it doesn’t seem to be endorsing yea or nea on Prop. 102. Seems to just be a news article.

Did I miss something reading this?

Could someone please clarify?

Jim Burroway
October 19th, 2008 | LINK

Sorry for the confusion. I’ve corrected the link.

Louie
October 26th, 2008 | LINK

FYI… The current link for the “Tucson Citizen” is a “guest opinion” by Peter Likins, president emeritus of the University of Arizona.

The actual link to the “Editorial Board’s” endorsement of “NO” on Prop. 102 is here.

The Gay Dad Journal
October 26th, 2008 | LINK

Newpapers That Endorse Equality!…

Following is an extensive list of newspapers that have published endorsements for its readers to vote “NO” on California’s Prop. 8, Arizona’s Prop. 102 and Florida’s Amendment 2….

Jim Burroway
October 26th, 2008 | LINK

Thank you Louie. I’ve corrected the link.

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