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1/23/2008 1:59:54 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
New Mexico--Your Voice Crucial in Preserving Traditional Family

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January 23, 2008

New Mexico--Your Voice Crucial in Preserving Traditional Family

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends,

Yesterday we asked you to contact the members of the New Mexico House
Judicial Committee about H.B. 9, which would permit domestic
partnerships for everyone, including same-sex couples. Unfortunately,
H.B. 9 was heard and passed by the Judicial Committee. The full House
will vote on H.B. 9 today.

We are working together with CAPE of New Mexico to defeat this bill.
It is vital that you call your representative, and tell him or her to
vote against H.B. 9.

ACTION REQUESTED

Please call and/or email your representative in the New Mexico House
today and, in your own words, give this message:

"Please oppose legislation that recognizes domestic partner rights.
Please vote against House Bill 9, which is an attack on traditional
marriage, erodes the family, and endangers parental rights."

You do not need to identify yourself as a homeschooler. Though this
bill affects homeschoolers, it also affects every family in New
Mexico.

Call your representative via the New Mexico legislative switchboard:
(505) 986-4300. To find your state representative you can use our
Legislative Toolbox at http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=4675 .

BACKGROUND

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

Thank you for standing with us for freedom.

Sincerely,

Christopher J. Klicka
HSLDA Senior Counsel

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