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5/21/2007 12:06:01 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
New Hampshire--Your Voice Crucial in Preserving Traditional Family

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May 21, 2007

New Hampshire--Your Voice Crucial in Preserving Traditional Family

Dear HSLDA members and friends,

The New Hampshire Senate is scheduled to hear debates on two bills
related to same gender couples. House Bill 51 would allow any two
adults in a "familial relationship" to adopt children. House Bill
791, which has been significantly amended since it was introduced,
would establish a commission to study the legal and social effects of
permitting same gender marriage.

Both bills will be heard on Tuesday, May 22, 2007, in Room 103 of the
State House, starting at 2 p.m.

We are urging you to contact the Senate Judiciary Committee to oppose
these bills.

ACTION REQUESTED:

Please call and/or email members of the Judiciary Committee (listed
below) and, in your own words, give them these messages:

"Please vote against House Bill 51 to protect the historical
understanding of the adoption process and to preserve the traditional
structure of the family. Children should not have two legal parents of
the same gender or three or more parents. Furthermore, children should
not serve as the only legal connection between people. Such a
situation puts children at the focal point of terrible custody battles
when these less stable relationships dissolve and the child becomes
the only 'thing' to fight over."

"Please vote against House Bill 791. New Hampshire law defines
marriage as the union of a man and a woman, and this should not be
changed. Establishing a commission to study the effects of instituting
same-sex marriage is not a wise use of taxpayer money."

It is not necessary to identify yourself as a homeschooler, as these
bills affect all families in New Hampshire.

Senate Judiciary Committee Members

Sen. Joseph A. Foster, Chair
Phone: (603) 891-0307
Email: joseph.foster@leg.state.nh.us

Sen. David M. Gottesman, Vice Chair
Phone: (603) 889-4442
Email: david.gottesman@leg.state.nh.us

Sen. Deborah R. Reynolds
Phone: N/A
Email: deb.Reynolds@leg.state.nh.us

Sen. Robert E. Clegg Jr.
Phone: N/A
Email: senclegg@aol.com

Sen. Robert J. Letourneau
Phone: N/A
Email: robert.letourneau@leg.state.nh.us


Sincerely,


Michael P. Donnelly, Esq.
HSLDA Staff Attorney

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