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4/29/2005 1:28:40 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
Texas--Calls Needed to Support Marriage

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April 29, 2005


Texas--Calls Needed to Support Marriage


Dear HSLDA members and friends,

Now is your opportunity to support traditional marriage.

The Texas House has already passed House Joint Resolution 6, which
allows a marriage amendment to go to the voters this November. HJR 6
is now in the Senate State Affairs Committee.

If HRJ 6 is passed by both the House and Senate,

"This proposed constitutional amendment shall be submitted to the
voters at an election to be held November 8, 2005. The ballot shall
be printed to permit voting for or against the proposition:

"The constitutional amendment providing that marriage in this state
consists only of the union of one man and one woman and prohibiting
this state or a political subdivision of this state from creating or
recognizing any legal status identical or similar to marriage."

Your right to homeschool rests on another freedom: the freedom to
direct the education and upbringing of your children. Your parental
rights, in turn are supported by the sanctity of marriage. Anything
that undermines marriage may ultimately undermine parental rights.

Amending the Texas constitution will protect the concept of marriage
from activist state judges. Without this amendment, an activist judge
out of step with the citizens will one day redefine marriage for us.


ACTION REQUESTED

Call as many members of the Senate State Affairs Committee members
below and give them this message:

"Please vote for HJR 6. Give citizens an opportunity to have their
voices heard in support of preserving marriage."

You do not need to identify yourself as a homeschooler.

Senate State Affairs Committee members:

Chair, Sen. Robert Duncan
512-463-0128

Vice-Chair, Sen. Tommy Williams
512-463-0104

Sen. Kenneth Armbrister
512-463-0118

Sen. Rodney Ellis
512-463-0113

Sen. Troy Fraser
512-463-0124

Sen. Chris Harris
512-463-0109

Sen. Mike Jackson
512-463-0111

Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr.
512-463-0127

Sen. Frank Madla
512-463-0119

Thank you for standing with us for freedom.

Sincerely,


Chris Klicka
HSLDA Senior Counsel



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