Prop 8 Bringing Out The Worst In CA

More Prop 8-related violence out of California, where a “No” activist allegedly punched an elderly “Yes” man and wife:

An elderly Carlsbad couple was punched by a neighbor during an angry confrontation over Proposition 8 yard signs.

Lt. Neil Galluci says 53-year-old Lawrence Pizzicara was arrested Monday night and booked for investigation of elder abuse and battery causing great bodily injury.

Investigators say the couple—a 76-year-old man and his 77 year-old wife—had placed a “Yes on Prop. 8” sign in their yard. Tuesday’s ballot proposition would amend the state constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman.

The lieutenant says the couple’s neighbor then allegedly placed a “No on Prop. 8” sign on the couple’s property and a fight broke out.

Good gosh, we just want all this to be over!

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  • Raphael

    You know, I oppose violence. But we can’t pretend that the “Yes on 8” position isn’t an attack on us, personally. You cannot support Prop 8 without being a bigot.

  • kelly

    …and yard signs are just asking for it.

  • Joel

    Yes on 8 yard signs are our burning cross.

  • Vinman

    I do not live in California, but I have to admit that Yes On Hate signs and commercials are a slap to the face. Basically telling me that My lover of 28 years and I are sub human. If Obama loses maybe it is time to move to Canada!

  • The Milkman

    Fuck that. No. You do NOT punch people, especially elderly people, over things like this. I can’t stand the Yes on 8 people, but that was 100% wrong. If that’s what the No on 8 people are up to, then we deserve to lose.

  • L

    …and stop ridiculing cute kitty cats that are exercising their freedom to bear arms. (Go Rambo pussy!)

  • greybat

    I can understand where the violence comes from. I joined a “Yes on 8” group thinking I could act as the loyal opposition. Wrong.
    My posts went from eloquent and reasoned to abusive and reactive in the space of a week. That is one mean crowd, and they’ll lie to your face and laugh about it later.
    Thank the heavens I was banned. I wasn’t doing anyone any good!

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  • UCLA ALUM 88

    The very reason that I voted in FAVOR of Prop 8 was because of fools like this jackass who would assault an elderly couple who were simply exercising their 1st Amendment rights! And then you jackasses DEFEND the violence! Unbelievable. I hope this idiot gets prosecuted.

  • greybat

    I don’t defend violence. I just understand where it comes from.
    I’m shocked that I actually have to supress violent urges, because I’m not a violent person.
    I have to go work at a church today, and frankly, I’m afraid to go, because I’m afraid I’ll slap someone!

  • been there

    Do you really think it was a one-sided fight? Then you must be very naive. The “elderly” couple got in about 30 punches and scratches on the gay man, while calling him anti-gay slurs. Wake up, your rights are being taken away.

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