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10/25/2006 5:04:29 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA--Your Vote Crucial in Preserving Homeschool Freedom

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October 25, 2006

HSLDA--Your Vote Crucial in Preserving Homeschool Freedom

Dear Washington D.C. HSLDA members and friends,

Election time is fast approaching. This November 7, many district
officials are up for re-election.

Who is elected will determine what freedoms you will keep and what
freedoms you will lose.

Exercising your right to vote is crucial. The Legislative Action
Center described below will help you make informed decisions as you
cast your vote.

Remember, statistics show approximately only 50% of eligible adults
actually register to vote. In any given election only about 50% of
registered voters vote (that is 25% of adults)!

That means only 13% of adults elect any given candidate. Your vote
counts!

ACTION:

To view the Family Research Council's District of Columbia Legislative
Action Center, go to http://capwiz.com/frc/state/main/?state=DC

From this site, you can easily access information about races,
candidates, and voting in the District of Columbia. Contact
information is available so that you can personally ask candidates
where they stand on specific issues.

Please help spread the word about this resource for responsible
citizenship! Forward this message to your family and friends in
Washington D.C. so they can also access this valuable resource.

A couple of things to keep in mind:

> For a legal perspective on what activities churches and pastors are
allowed to take part in, check out these resources prepared by
attorney James Bopp: Do's and Don'ts for Political Activities of
Pastors: http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3379 and Guidelines for
Political Activities by Churches and Pastors:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=3380.

> For more District of Columbia voter information, see the District of
Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics website:
http://www.dcboee.org/index.shtm

> To request an absentee ballot, go to
http://www.dcboee.org/absentee_ballot/ab_step1.asp

Thanks for caring!

Sincerely,


Michael P. Donnelly
HSLDA Staff Attorney

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-> You can only do so much...

No one can be everywhere at once. And you can't be at home,
teaching your children, while monitoring your state's legislature.
Through electronic legislative services, HSLDA is monitoring state
legislation for you -- watching and listening carefully for any
proposed laws that could erode your right to homeschool.
Join HSLDA today-we'll watch out for your future.

More reasons to join HSLDA...
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1942

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