Donate | Advocate | VolunteerDear supporter, Haven't we seen this before? It's no surprise, but the National Organization for Marriage, the main group behind Proposition 8, is back in California. This time, NOM has joined other fringe, anti-LGBT hate groups to attack our students at the ballot box. Frank Schubert, the mastermind behind Proposition 8, has also signed on to advise the campaign that bullies our youth. After failing all four anti-marriage equality campaigns in 2012, he has now turned his sights to attacking the most vulnerable members of our community: transgender students. Can you pitch in $66 right now to help educate Californians about the law and why it's necessary to protect all of our students? The School Success and Opportunity Act clarifies existing non-discrimination laws to ensure that all of California's young people can fully participate in schools, regardless of their gender identity or expression. This is about protecting our students. But our opponents are gathering signatures to undo this law at school board meetings and churches, attempting to remove protections for students who so badly need them. And while these groups have a history of trying and failing, Equality California, along with the other co-sponsors of the bill, stands ready to defend this important legislation. A major conservative funder has stepped up to provide our opposition with a matching gift of $150,000 to fund paid signature gatherers. As with Proposition 8, our opponents are ready to amass a huge financial war chest to spread lies about LGBT people and turn back the clock on equality. Can you contribute $66 (or more) to make sure we are able to combat our opponents' lies about this law? Starting now, we need your eyes and ears on the ground. If you spot anti-LGBT signature gatherers, contact us immediately by calling the toll-free action hotline at 1-866-377-0578 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Rest assured, if these hate groups gather enough signatures to qualify for a referendum, Equality California and our partners will be ready to act. We will not allow any of our youth to be bullied by national organizations committed to smearing our community. Will you join us? Very Truly Yours,
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