Turn Prop 8 Into a Reality Show
That's what the Courage Campaign is urging us all to do. Seeing as the proceedings to reverse the hideous Prop will be a landmark case in equality, they want it to be watched and exposed and scrutinized by the public via the same cameras that have us glimpsing into the lives of real housewives and singing British hausfraus.
Said a release:
"Facing a Friday deadline, the Courage Campaign Institute and CREDO Action launched an unprecedented signature drive Tuesday to ensure that the most important equal rights trial in a generation be accessible to the public.
"The signature drive--which gathered more than 50,000 signatures in less than 12 hours--asks U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker to publicly televise the proceedings in the federal case to overturn California's Proposition 8.
" 'It's vital that this trial be open to the public,' said Rick Jacobs, founder of the 700,000-member Courage Campaign Institute. 'The outcome will affect millions of people and it's the American way to open the judicial process to the public'."
But wait! As of the last communique, the total is now 77,575 signers! This shit is working!
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