NOM BLOG

137,000+ Washingtonians Exposed to Potential Harassment

 

Hopefully gay marriage advocates have learned the tactics used in California and elsewhere backfire with the electorate:

...the Secretary of State's Office on Monday began making public the names of 137,500 people who signed Referendum 71 petitions two years ago to bring a domestic-partnership law to a public vote.

... Stephen Pidgeon, an attorney representing Protect Marriage, called the decision a "dramatic setback to the right of privacy in the state of Washington."

"There were death threats, serious death threats; there were acts of violence, harassment and published declarations that there would be harassment," he said. -- The Seattle Times