UPDATE: Tonight’s DailyKos fundraiser has exceeded all previous dollar amounts for Hell-to-Pay events. Thank you! And there’s still time to donate!
As you probably know, Proposition 8 on the California ballot will enshrine discrimination in our state constitution if passed next month. Marriage equality, hard-won and well-deserved, will no longer be the law in California if Proposition 8 passes.
DailyKos is holding a huge online fundraiser this weekend to benefit Equality for All: No on Prop 8. The fundraiser is a result of an online contest last night to choose this week’s "most maligned campaign" and assist it nationwide — called the weekly "Hell to Pay" contest. After the Yes on 8 ads — that falsely claim churches will lose their tax-exempt status and schoolchildren will be taught all about gay marriage — Equality for All won the contest against several other deserving candidates.
Additionally, this weekend there is a million-dollar match of ALL contributions to No On Prop 8, courtesy of philanthropist Steven Bing and Equality California.
If you can help out with a donation to No On Prop 8 this weekend, the campaign will be able to keep great ads on television in California. Recent polls show that we are losing — keeping these effective ads in front of uncommitted voters is the best way to make up our deficit among voters who haven’t taken a position yet. But it’s important that we get lots more ads up, as early voting and vote-by-mail in California has already started.
Can you please help defeat discrimination by making a donation to the No On Prop 8 campaign? If marriage equality loses in California next month, it will set back the fight in our country for a generation.
To make a secure donation via ActBlue, click here and scroll down to Equality for All. Remember, every contribution is matched this weekend!
For more information about the No On Prop 8 campaign, and to see some of the great ads your donation will keep on television in front of undecided California voters, please go here.
For more information about this week’s "Hell to Pay" fundraiser, please click here.
Thank you very much for your help in this great struggle.