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Manchester contributed $125,000 to the campaign to pass [[California Proposition 8, the "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry" Initiative (2008)|Proposition 8, the "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry" Initiative (2008)]].
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Manchester contributed $125,000 to the campaign to pass [[California Proposition 8, the "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry" Initiative (2008)|Proposition 8, the "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry" Initiative (2008)]]. Manchester cited his Catholicism as a motivation for his support of Proposition 8.<ref>[http://www.10news.com/news/16848234/detail.html ''10News'', "Gay Rights Leaders Urge Boycott Of Manchester Grand Hyatt", July 10, 2008]</ref> He also said, "When they say that we cannot say that a marriage is between a man and a woman, that's where I draw the line."<ref>[http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20080315-9999-1m15samesex.html ''San Diego Union-Tribune'', "Developer is foe of same-sex marriage", July 20, 2009]</ref>
  
 
At the time, his company owned the [[wikipedia:Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel|Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel]] in San Diego. Manchester's support for Proposition 8 sparked a boycott of the hotel.
 
At the time, his company owned the [[wikipedia:Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel|Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel]] in San Diego. Manchester's support for Proposition 8 sparked a boycott of the hotel.

Revision as of 09:46, 19 November 2011

Doug Manchester is a real estate developer based in San Diego, California.

Manchester purchased the San Diego Union-Tribune in November 2011 for $110 million.[1]

Political donations

Manchester contributed $125,000 to the campaign to pass Proposition 8, the "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry" Initiative (2008). Manchester cited his Catholicism as a motivation for his support of Proposition 8.[2] He also said, "When they say that we cannot say that a marriage is between a man and a woman, that's where I draw the line."[3]

At the time, his company owned the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego. Manchester's support for Proposition 8 sparked a boycott of the hotel.

In March 2011, Manchester sold the Grand Hyatt to Host Hotels and Resorts.[4]

References

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