Karen Ocamb

Antigay Forces File Proposed Initiative Against CA FAIR Education Act

Filed By Karen Ocamb | November 18, 2011 11:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Politics
Tags: California, Committee to Repeal SB 48, FAIR Education Act, SB48, Stop SB48

The Committee to Repeal SB 48 - a newer version of the antigay StopSB48 crowd - filed a proposed initiative on Wednesday, Nov. 16, Thumbnail image for StopSB48-Sign.jpgwith the California Attorney General's office to again try to eliminate LGBTs from the California FAIR Education Act. THIS time, instead of trying to repeal the entire FAIR Act, the initiative calls for striking out the words "lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans" from the law that goes into effect in January. Filing for an initiative gives them more time to collect valid signatures to qualify for the 2012 ballot.

This is obviously a developing story - including how this move will impact the slow re-organizational efforts at Equality California.

See the letter sent to the AG's office here [pdf].

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