Supporters in Washington state raise nearly $1 million in June to support marriage equality
Washington United for Marriage, working to uphold a law legalizing marriage equality there, announced that it’s raised nearly one million for their fight. Campaign filings indicate, the group raised $952,000 in June. $200,000 of that came from Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. So far, the group’s total fundraising amounts to about $2 million.
The anti-gay “Preserve Marriage Washington” has raised more than $135,000, according to the most recent numbers with the Public Disclosure Commission.