Sponsors of the initiative want to call it the Voters' Right to Protect Marriage Initiative and make no mention of the removal of existing rights. Of course, Mathew Staver of Liberty Counsel (This is the man and the group that tried to elevate the Mass SJC's decision on marriage equality to the Supreme court but was denied) is representing the anti-gay groups.
I'm sort of surprised that the Liberty Counsel is not representing David Parker. Both of them LOVE publicity. I guess David Parker's case doesn't affect enough homosexuals.
Lockyer spokesman Tom Dresslar said the summary accurately describes the measure's repeal of laws.
"The attorney general is charged with writing ballot titles and summaries that accurately tell voters what measures would do,'' Dresslar said. "We're not here to further the campaigns of either side.''