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1/28/2009 1:59:19 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
New Mexico--Calls Needed Today to Stop Domestic Partnerships

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January 28, 2009

New Mexico--Calls Needed Today to Stop Domestic Partnerships

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends,

The Domestic Partnership Act is back after you helped defeat it last
year. We need your help so we can defeat it again.

We are working with CAPE-NM and other family groups to defeat Senate
Bill 12, the Domestic Partnership bill. Our goal is to together
deliver hundreds, if not thousands, of phone calls to the Senate
Public Affairs and Judiciary Committees TODAY. We need every
homeschooler and concerned citizen to call today. S.B. 12 is expected
to be heard in a joint committee meeting today, Wednesday, January
28th, at 2:30 p.m.

ACTION REQUESTED

Call each of the senators on the Senate committees today and, in your
own words, give them this message:

"Please vote no on S.B. 12. This bill elevates same-sex persons to
that of married men and women. The rights and benefits can be obtained
through private agreement and the state does not need to endorse such
an agreement."

SENATE PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Chairman - Dede Feldman - Democrat
dede.feldman@nmlegis.gov (505) 986-4482

Vice Chair - Tim Eichenberg-Democrat
eichenberg4senate@gmail.com (505) 986-4859

Mary Jane Garcia-Democrat
maryjane.garcia@nmlegis.gov (505) 986-4234

Eric Griego-Democrat
egriego@yahoo.com (505) 986-4862

George Munoz-Democrat
munozgeo@gmail.com (505) 986-4387

Cynthia Nava-Democrat
cynthia.nava@nmlegis.gov (505) 986-4384

Mark Boitano - Republican
boitanom@aol.com (505) 986-4366

Gay Kernan - Republican
ggkern@valornet.com (505) 986-4274

Vernon Asbill - Republican
vernon@asbillforsenate.com (505) 986-4393



SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

Chairman Cisco McSorley - Democrat (Bill sponsor)
cisco.mcsorley@nmlegis.gov (505) 986-4485

Vice Chair Richard Martinez-Democrat
richardmartinez@nmlegis.gov (505) 986-4389

Tim Eichenberg-Democrat (On both committees, so you do not have to
call twice)
eichenberg4senate@gmail.com (505) 986-4859

Linda Lopez-Democrat
(Ask her office for her email address) (505) 986-4737 and (505)
831-4148

Bernadette Sanchez-Democrat
senb26@yahoo.com (505) 986-4267

Michael Sanchez-Democrat
senatormssanchez@aol.com (505) 986-4727

Peter Wirth-Democrat
peter.wirth@nmlegis.gov (505) 986-4276

Clinton Harden - Republican (Thank him! He has pledged to oppose
Domestic Partnerships)
charden@theosogroup.com (505) 986-4369

Sander Rue - Republican
sanderrue@comcast.net (505) 986-4375

John Ryan Republican
johnchrisryan@yahoo.com (505) 986-4373

William Payne – Republican
william.payne@nmlegis.gov (505) 986-4703

There is no need to identify yourself as a homeschooler.

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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