"Yes, I would. I don't think these [questions] should be on the ballot to begin with. I don't think it's very American to vote on each other's rights," said Mr. Jacobs. "In that scenario, that governor and attorney general would be subject to the same checks and balances."
Rick Jacobs, president of the Courage Campaign in Sacramento, Calif., argued that Mr. Brown's refusal to take the case doesn't leave Proposition 8 defenseless.