The same anti-equality forces that spent millions and spread lies to pass Proposition 8 in California have set their sights on Maine. The National Organization for Marriage, Focus on the Family and the PR firm behind Prop. 8 have gone East to overturn the marriage equality law that passed this spring.
There’s a lot riding on the outcome of this vote – marriage equality for Maine and momentum for our fight nationwide.
HRC has been on the ground in Maine for months, working with local groups across the state and the NO on 1/Protect Maine Equality campaign. Will you help run this amazing new ad produced by the campaign and bolster our efforts?
Watch the ad and donate to help run it in key markets – 100% of your gift will go straight to the fight for equality in Maine.
We have less than 60 days until Mainers will vote on a Prop. 8-style initiative that would void the marriage equality law enacted this spring.
We’ve received word that right-wing groups have already spent $600,000 to blanket the state with anti-marriage ads. We can count on a campaign fueled by distortion and lies, just like we saw in California last year.
We need to fight back with the truth. And let me be clear: a victory in Maine is within our reach… But we need more support early in the game.
Were there lessons in California? Certainly. One key lesson was that not enough people invested early to defeat Prop. 8. We can’t let that happen again.
Did you know that an early contribution is, literally, three times more valuable to a campaign than one given at the end? It’s true.
You Tube channel ProtectMaineEquality
This isn’t just about Maine. We can stop these anti-equality forces – and when we do, we’ll help protect and defend marriage equality everywhere. Thank you for your help.