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Most U.S. Catholics Back Marriage Equality, But Knights of Columbus Pour Millions into Opposition


Quick, what organization was founded to support justice for immigrants, boasts nearly two million (all-male) members, and loves a good parade? The Knights of Columbus still support immigrants’ rights, but those sober-faced men marching down Main Street in full parade regalia are also part of an organization that was the single largest donor in support of California’s Proposition 8. As it turns out, this venerable fraternal order has taken up the anti-equality baton in a big way since then.

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