A paid signature gatherer contracted by Preserve Marriage Washington last year is facing felony charges for faking hundreds of signatures on petitions to place Referendum 74 on the ballot.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Friday August 16, 2013 4:15 pm|
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Tuesday March 12, 2013 1:25 pm|
The Washington state Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) has decided to investigate allegations made last summer that Preserve Marriage Washington violated state law “by failing to disclose contributions received or expenditures made in connection with staff services,” a letter from the PDC says.
Preserve Marriage Washington was the National Organization for Marriage affiliate that attempted to repeal Washington’s freedom to marry law via Referendum 74. Voters across Washington state approved the law 53.7% to 46.3%
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Wednesday October 24, 2012 1:30 pm|
Investigators at Washington state’s Public Disclosure Commission are recommending that Joseph Backholm, campaign chair and treasurer of Preserve Marriage Washington, be found in violation of state law and that the case be referred to the Attorney General for legal action.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Friday December 30, 2011 11:13 am|
They want to lurk in the shadows and attack LGBT families in secret, but the Constitution penned by our Founding Fathers and the laws passed under its authority mandate sunshine.