Claims By Opponents of Proposition K are Opinions Not Facts

Posted on behalf of Maxine Doogan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
San Francisco, California

Claims By Opponents of Proposition K are Opinions Not Facts

Today the opponents of Proposition K conceded that their key arguments are
mere opinion and not verifiable facts. This concession was a result of a
complaint filed against them charging that their paid ballot arguments
contained numerous “false and misleading” statements.

“The opponents of Proposition K have based their campaign on deceptive scare
tactics alleging that investigations and prosecution of human trafficking
would be negatively affected by Proposition K’s passage. Nothing could be
further from the truth and we ask the opponents of Proposition K to stop
this deplorable strategy.” said Yes On Proposition K spokesperson Maxine
Doogan.

“These kinds of scare tactics are similar to one’s used by anti-gay rights
crusader Anita Bryant in the 1970’s to oppose the decriminalization of
sodomy laws which were used to oppress homosexuals’, said Attorney and civil
rights activists Phil Horne.

“Proposition K will improve worker and public safety by decriminalizing
sex-for-hire work, this Proposition is fundamentally about extending basic
human rights to all members of society regardless of their occupational
status. It in no way prevents the enforcement of laws against human
trafficking, in fact Prop K says the opposite. This ruling should serve as a
warning to the voters of San Francisco of the dishonest practices of the No
on K campaign.” added Doogan

One Response

  1. Talk about false and misleading statements,
    The judge didn’t say he agreed with the DA’s interpretations of the implimentation of prop k.
    The judge never heard any of the arguments about the actual statements themselves because the judge agreed with the opposition that under current
    laws, paid ballot arguments didn’t have to be
    Substantiated as per the disclaimer at the bottom of the voter information
    guide that everything is opinion and nothing printed is verified by any
    agency.
    It was purely a first amendment issue and lying is covered.

    [audio src="http://podcast.kcbs.com/kcbs/1314964.mp3" /]

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