Friday, October 17, 2008

Thank You California Teachers Association!

"California's largest teacher's union has given another $1 million to defeat a Nov. 4 ballot initiative that would ban same-sex marriage in the state. The contribution recorded Tuesday makes the California Teachers Association the largest institutional donor to the No on 8 campaign. CTA also gave $250,000 in August to Equality for All, a coalition of gay advocacy and civil rights groups opposing Proposition 8.

Union spokeswoman Sandra Jackson says CTA's 800-member policy body voted overwhelmingly to oppose the gay marriage ban. Jackson says the issue concerns educators because "teachers teach the importance of equal rights for all." She says CTA leaders made the second contribution this week because the No campaign seems to be struggling" (Mercury News).

Please take the time to call, mail, or e-mail them a thank you letter for ardently supporting the fight against proposition 8.

CTA State Headquarters
P.O. Box 921, Burlingame, CA 94011-0921
1705 Murchison Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: 650/697-1400 Fax: 650/552-5002
e-mail: webmaster@cta.org

1 comment:

Laurie said...

Way to go teachers!
I know there are a lot of gay/lesbian
teachers/coaches and THEY deserve the right
to be happy....I wish every state would
allow same-sex marriage.....

HUGS!!!!!!!!!

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