I think marriage is an issue that's up to the churches. In early , the James Hartline Report revealed that, then candidate Jerry Sanders, had been for years, implementing his scheme to promote homosexuality in San Diego. As San Diego police chief in the early 's, Sanders was responsible for bringing in most of the early homosexual policing policies into the department. According to an interview with the Union Tribune during the campaign, Sanders called the gay agenda accusations by the James Hartline Report, "baloney". Here is a replay of the interactions between Sanders and the Union Tribune on the James Hartline Report which alledged the longterm promotion of homosexuality by Jerry Sanders: Hopefuls turn in signatures as fiscal outlook worsens By Philip J. Sanders is already the target of attacks, including a newsletter launched Thursday by James Hartline, who accuses San Diego's former top cop of promoting a "radical homosexual agenda.
Villaraigosa To Co-Chair Mayoral Group Advocating For National Gay Marriage Law
Villaraigosa To Co-Chair Mayoral Group Advocating For National Gay Marriage Law – CBS Los Angeles
I was proud to testify this week in what I believe will soon be seen as one of the defining civil rights cases of our time, Perry v. I did so as a Republican mayor, a father, and a former police chief with over 26 years of experience on the force. But I also testified as an American who has seen the effects of discrimination - and who believes that discrimination against anyone, anywhere, is unacceptable. My thinking on this important issue has evolved significantly in the past few years.
2008 California Proposition 8
Proposition 8 , known informally as Prop 8 , was a California ballot proposition and a state constitutional amendment passed in the November California state elections. The proposition was created by opponents of same-sex marriage in advance  of the California Supreme Court 's May appeal ruling, In re Marriage Cases , which followed the short-lived same-sex weddings controversy and found the previous ban on same-sex marriage Proposition 22 , unconstitutional. Proposition 8 was ultimately ruled unconstitutional by a federal court on different grounds in , although the court decision did not go into effect until June 26, , following the conclusion of proponents' appeals. Proposition 8 countermanded the ruling by adding the same provision as in Proposition 22 to the California Constitution , providing that "only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California", thereby superseding the ruling.
He has two daughters, Lisa and Jamie. His brother, Tom Sanders , was an Oscar nominated production designer. He served in the police department from until , and served as Chief of Police from until He was commander of the San Diego SWAT team during the San Ysidro McDonald's massacre , and his management of the tragedy, which resulted in twenty-one deaths, earned him criticism from the city's Mexican-American community. Sanders helped recruit retired Navy Rear Admiral Ronne Froman to be CEO, and supported the turnaround of the local chapter, which resulted in support for victims of the Cedar wildfire , praise from former critics for the transparency of fund raising efforts, and a staff re-organization that substantially reduced overhead costs.