American Foundation for Equal Rights

LA Times: The Man Behind Proposition 8

The Los Angeles times profiled Chad Griffin, co-founder of AFER and current head of HRC.

When AFER co-founder challenged Proposition 8 in the courts, many allies called it “risky and premature.” Since then, notions of equality in America have progressed, due much in part to AFER’s and Griffin’s impatience and leadership. Speaking to the LA Times, Griffin says:

“If you just look through the history of time, there’s always reason to wait.”

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We commend Chad on his work, and are happy to be leading the fight for marriage equality.