Prop. 8 Protest in East LA

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Activists take to the streets of East Los Angeles, and Advocate.com captured moving images of the afternoon rally.
Photography by Meghan Quinn

Hours after the California Supreme Court issued its ruling to uphold Prop 8, a couple hundred dedicated activists took to the streets of East Los Angeles -- a neighborhood most polls suggest was influential in helping Prop 8 pass at the polls last November.

With moving speeches by 1st Lt. Dan Choi, the Iraq war vet and Arab translator who was booted from service under "don't ask, don't tell," and Robin Tyler and Diane Olson, the objective was clear -- change the voter's minds by 2010.

EAST LOS ANGELES PROP 8 PROTEST 01 XLARGE (MEGHAN QUINN) | ADVOCATE.COM

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