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Log Cabin Expresses Deep Disappointment in Governor Schwarzenegger's Veto of Civil Marriage Equality

Call on Governor to Strongly Oppose Any Effort to Roll Back Protections for Gay and Lesbian Families

September 8, 2005 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Blogger Tumblr

(Sacramento, CA) – "Log Cabin expresses deep disappointment in Governor Schwarzenegger's decision to veto legislation recognizing civil marriage equality," said Patrick Guerriero, President of Log Cabin Republicans. "This act is in stark contrast to the Governor's record of support for the LGBT community, which includes signing five pieces of pro-gay, pro-family bills in his short time in office."

"Log Cabin Republicans take the Governor at his word, that if, and when, the courts of California join the legislature in recognizing the right to civil marriage equality, he will uphold and support that decision," continued Guerriero.

"Log Cabin calls on Governor Schwarzenegger to send a firm message to the people of California that he will not allow his agenda to be further hijacked by the radical right, and that he will not allow the forces of intolerance to use the ballot initiative process to roll back domestic partner benefits currently protecting gay and lesbian families," concluded Jeff Bissiri, California Director of Log Cabin.