It looks like 2008 all over again — internecine fighting in the pro-equality camp seems to be distracting California’s two biggest anti-Proposition 8 organizing groups from the main fight. Equality California and the Courage Campaign are locked in a spat over strategy — the former advocates postponing the main battle until 2012, when more voters can be educated on the issue (and when more older, conservative voters will be dead, and more younger, liberal-leaning voters will be on the rolls), while the latter is pushing for a campaign as soon as possible, in 2010. With two organizations competing for the same pool of dollars, but pulling in different directions, the war against California’s discriminatory constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage may lack the resources to go in any particular direction.

Feminsting has an impatient run-down of the two camps’ positions and jockeying.

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