Equality California's Donations Drop by More than Half


After an unsuccessful effort to block Prop 8 in 2008, Equality California's donations dropped from $14 million to $6 million in 2009, necessitating the closing of some offices.  In a recent interview, the head of Equality California downplayed the cuts, explaining that  an "anonymous donor contributed $6.5 million in 2008 that the Let California Ring public education campaign, which is hosted by the institute, used primarily for ad buys around the state, including multi-lingual advertisements, about marriage equality. In 2009, the same donor contributed $500,000 to fund field work. That donor didn't give money this year, according to Kors."
We are waiting to see whether  the Human Rights Campaign will set up a website to expose Equality California's secret, anonyous large donors attempting to use c3 money to influence elections.  (Not really).
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