Mormon donations now exceed $20 million , causing proposition 8 to be the most expensive social issue in American history.
The NO on Prop 8 campaign today announced that the secret $1 million donor to Prop 8 has been revealed: Alan Ashton, of Lindon, Utah.
According to the Deseret News, Ashton is a Mormon and grandson of David O. McKay, President of the Mormon Church from 1951-1970. Ashton made his fortune in software.
The donation was reported by the Prop 8 campaign on October 28.
The funds were in the form of matching funds to air a TV commercial that includes images of children who are being aired over the objection of their parents.