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Maryland, USA: New York GOP Donor Gives $250K to Marriage Equality Fight

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Maryland, USA: New York GOP Donor Gives $250K to Marriage Equality FightThe lead group seeking to uphold Maryland’s same-sex marriage law on Monday announced it had received a $250,000 contribution from Paul Singer, a prominent New York-based hedge fund manager — and a major donor to Republican candidates.

The contribution is among the largest that has been made to Marylanders for Marriage Equality, which last week reported having raised $3.3 million for Question 6, the same-sex marriage measure that will appear on next month’s ballot.

Authored By John Wagner – See the Full Story at The Washington Post

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CA, USA: JavaScript Inventor Donated to Help Pass Prop 8

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Prop 8 Repeal Donor Brendan EichThe inventor of JavaScript and Chief Technology Officer of the Mozilla Corporation donated $1000 (#630) in the fight against marriage equality in California, it has emerged.

Brendan Eich gave the sum to the Proposition 8 fund, which topped $39m and, at the time, successfully revoked gay couples’ equal marriage rights by state-wide ballot. Californian law required donors to list their employers on lists that were published by the LA Times.

Mr Eich was the only person listed as an employee of the Mozilla Corporation, which runs the web browser Firefox, to donate against marriage equality, with three other employees giving a total of $1,350 in favour of equal marriage rights.

Full Story from Pink News

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Republican Marriage Equality Supporter Gives to Romney

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Politico reports that Paul Singer, a major donor to the American Foundation for Equal Rights and its federal court battle against Proposition 8, has committed to Mitt Romney.

Ben Smith wonders what this might mean, if anything, for Romney’s positioning on LGBT rights issues:

Singer’s move cements the sense of Romney as an economic conservative and social moderate. Singer is also among the biggest donors to the same-sex marriage movement, and one of its critical players.

Full Story from Towleroad.com

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