More than 70 area residents of all ages turned out Wednesday, Oct. 29, to rally support in Danville against Proposition 8.
On the Nov. 4 ballot, Prop 8 seeks to amend the California Constitution to eliminate the right of same-sex couples to marry.
Groups of 20 gathered on each of the four corners at the intersection of Sycamore Valley Road and Camino Ramon brandishing signs and banners asking drivers to honk if they were voting No on Prop 8.
Many cars honked in support but others gave a thumbs-down as they passed by. There were not any Yes on 8 signs being displayed, and issues did not arise between those in support of the proposition and those against.
The event lasted for two hours, from 3:30-5:30 p.m., with no major problems reported, although one motorist did complain that the rally slowed traffic during the already crowded rush hour.
Other rallies are planned by No on Prop 8 supporters for 2-3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, at Sycamore Valley and San Ramon Valley roads; and from 3:30-6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 3, at the Sycamore Valley Park and Ride.