Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The hate group, ProtectMarriage.com, is coming up short in the federal Prop 8 case. They have a $2 million deficit in 2011 and they are still in debt.
The 2012 accounts are not yet available. ProtectMarriage.com says it has since covered the 2011 shortfall. However, it is still $700,000 short in fundraising for its Supreme Court costs, according to a ProtectMarriage.com attorney, Andrew Pugno. That message has gone out to donors, with some urgency, as the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments in March in its first thorough review of same-sex marriage.This group were also outspent during the big 4 gay marriage battles. With this debt growing and their stance failing, maybe these haters need to try something new.
"Unless the pace of donations starts to pick up right away, we could soon be forced over a financial cliff," ProtectMarriage.com said in an email to donors earlier this month.
ProtectMarriage.com's lead outside counsel, Charles Cooper, has not stopped work on the Supreme Court case, although he declined to comment on financial arrangements with clients.
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