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Dear President Clinton,


So as you know, or maybe didn’t know, the owner of our Manchester Grand Hyatt (locally known as “the screwdriver” due to it’s screwdriver-y shape) was a major Prop 8 donor. To the tune of 125,000 dollars actually. Kinda offensive. The hotel boasts one of San Diego’s better (and very few) sky bars. It’s fabulous enough to take visiting friends and family too, but the Prop 8 deal lost them a good handful of us gay marriage supporters. Not to mention us gays. Bill Clinton has had an upcoming speaking engagement schedule there Feb. 15, and has been asked to move it. This from

Former President Bill Clinton is being asked to change the location of a speaking engagement at major Prop 8 donor Doug Manchester’s Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego on February 15th.

A group of leaders which includes San Diego City Councilmember Todd Gloria, Rick Jacobs of the Courage Campaign, Jess Durfee of the DNC, activist Cleve Jones, and Californians Against Hate founder Fred Karger, have requested that Clinton not violate their boycott and move his speech to the International Franchise Association to a new location in light of Manchester’s $125,000 contribution to pass Proposition 8. FULL STORY


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