Prop 8 would stop healthy, committed couples from marrying, and it sucks. Fortunately, everyone knows that it sucks -- its opponents include the Governor, various mayors, elected judges, school boards, Democrats and Republicans, city councils, Jews, Mormons, Anglicans, oh and also a majority of Californians. So where are the yes-on-8 people getting their money? From out-of-state interlopers.
A group called "Californians Against Hate" released a list of the major donors to the "Yes on Proposition 8" organization. Of the top ten donors, $4,478,381.43 came from non-Californians; only $1,168,000 came from within the state. Of all the nerve! Imagine if we wandered over to their states and spent four million dollars to vote on THEIR marriages. Check out Californians Against Hate to see which of our neighbors are trying to take away marriage.
And have you heard about how one of Prop 8's big backers was accused of being a shady "charity" with its hands all tied up in tax evasion, spending most of its donations on its leaders' own salaries? Why are we not surprised.
So what can you do? Vote, for fuck's sake. Give to the No On 8 campaigns. And give lots. It's important. Also, SFist_Matt's Stop8.org project is still looking for photos of people holding "no on 8" signs -- gay or straight, anywhere in the world. Because as we've learned, you don't have to live in California to take an interest in California politics.