From the HSLDA E-lert Service:
< BACK TO ARCHIVE

Date:
From:
Subject:

7/23/2002 5:21:12 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
Action Alert--Update on CEDAW Hearing and Press Conference

----------------------------------------------------------------------
From the HSLDA E-lert Service...
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends,

This is an update to the e mail we sent earlier today.

The United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee is scheduled to
meet this Thursday, July 25, 2002, to consider a vote on the United
Nation's Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination
Against Women (CEDAW). We are planning a press conference at the
Senate before the vote. We need you to attend the press conference
in order for it to be a success. We also still need you to attend the
hearing and show the Senators that there is opposition to this
treaty. Your presence will also give you an opportunity to discuss
this important issue with Capitol Hill staff and advocacy groups in
attendance.

ACTION REQUESTED

We would like you to attend the press conference at 9:15 in room SC6
of the U.S. Capitol Building. You must enter at the North door of the
capitol building, and check in at the appointment desk right inside
the door. Tell them there you will be attending a press conference in
room SC6.

Following the press conference, we will proceed to the hearing at 419
Dirksen Senate Office Building (near the Capitol). The hearing starts
at 10:30 a.m. If you will be able to attend, please RSVP to Sam
Redfern at samuel@hslda.org so we have information and materials
available for you. In the RSVP please include your name and the names
of your family members attending. You are welcome without the RSVP,
if you have a change in schedule that allows you to attend.

BACKGROUND

CEDAW was signed by the Carter Administration in 1980. It is a
dangerous treaty mainly because it grants the United Nations power
over United States domestic policy. Among other things, the treaty
would require home schools to eliminate perceived discrimination
against women in both textbooks and practices. The UN would get to
define the meaning of discrimination. Having women at home as unpaid
home schooling moms could be considered as discriminatory. For more
information, link to:
http://www.hslda.org/docs/nche/issues/U/UN_Women.asp

Thank you for your work to protect liberty.

Sincerely,

Tom Washburne
Director, National Center for Home Education

{{JoinAd}}
----------------------------------------------------------------------
The HSLDA E-lert Service is a service of:

Home School Legal Defense Association
P.O. Box 3000
Purcellville, Virginia 20134
Phone: (540) 338-5600
Fax: (540) 338-2733
E-mail: info@hslda.org
Web: http://www.hslda.org

----------------------------------------------------------------------
How To Subscribe:

- Subscribe to the HSLDA E-lert Service at our website:

https://secure.hslda.org/hslda/elert/account.asp?Process=Subscribe

- Or send an e-mail with name and complete mailing address to:

subscribe@hslda.org

----------------------------------------------------------------------
Subscription Information:

- You subscribed to the HSLDA E-lert Service as:

{{Email}}

- To unsubscribe from the HSLDA E-lert Service send an e-mail from
the e-mail address you want to unsubscribe to:

unsubscribe@hslda.org

- To change your e-mail address or make other changes to your
subscription, visit the HSLDA E-lert Service account web page at:

https://secure.hslda.org/hslda/elert/account.asp

----------------------------------------------------------------------
POSTMASTERS: This message is being sent to the most recent address we
have for our subscribers. If this is an invalid e-mail address or you
have other problems, please reply to webmaster@hslda.org.
----------------------------------------------------------------------
DISCLAIMER: This is considered a private and confidential message
from HSLDA to its bonafide HSLDA E-lert Service subscribers.
HSLDA cannot attest to the authenticity of copies posted, forwarded,
or sent by any party other than HSLDA.
----------------------------------------------------------------------
NOTE: Please do not reply or otherwise use this e-mail address;
hslda@hslda.org is for broadcast purposes only and is not intended to
receive incoming messages. We cannot reply to any e-mail sent to this
address. If you have comments or questions, please send e-mail to
info@hslda.org or call HSLDA at 540-338-5600. HSLDA members can also
e-mail staff directly through the Members website at
http://members.hslda.org/contact.asp. Thank you for your cooperation.
----------------------------------------------------------------------