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Proposition 8 campaign committee facing fines

A Yes on 8 sign is seen in this undated file photo.
August 8, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
The campaign committee for Prop 8, the ballot measure that outlawed same-sex marriage in California, is being fined for failing to report political contributions.

ProtectMarriage.com - Yes on 8 has agreed to a $49,000 fine proposed by the Fair Political Practices Commission.

The group failed to properly file public reports disclosing late contributions and contributions of more than $5,000.

Prop 8 passed in 2008, making same-sex marriage illegal in California, but it has since been overturned by the courts.


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