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3/11/2009 11:27:53 AM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA: Support Parental Rights and Help Make History

From the HSLDA E-lert Service...

HSLDA: Support Parental Rights and Help Make History

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends:

Today we invite you to make history.

Representative Pete Hoekstra (R-MI) is as passionate as we are about
the Parental Rights Amendment, and he has committed to introducing the
bill in the House again this year. Unlike last year, though, we are
introducing it this year with the intent to get it passed. (Rep.
Hoekstra introduced the bill last year with the intention of beginning
discussion on parental rights issues.) Therefore, Rep. Hoekstra wants
to have 50 co-sponsors by the time he presents the amendment bill in
the House. Fifty is not a requirement, nor a magic number. But it is a
significant number. Enough, we hope, to communicate to the committee
and to the entire House that we are serious about this bill.

As of today, we have 31 co-sponsors committed to joining Rep.
Hoekstra. We need 19 more to reach our goal and introduce this bill in
the House of Representatives.

Today, we need your help to reach that goal. Please check our list of
sponsors at and take the
appropriate action:

1) If you live in the district of a representative who is already on
our list of co-sponsors, consider sending them a brief note expressing
appreciation to them for standing for this vital cause.

2) If your representative is not already on our list, we need you to
call your congressman's Washington office and urge your representative
to contact Pete Hoekstra's office (it's pronounced "HOKE-struh") and
become a co-sponsor of the Parental Rights Amendment.

In either event, you can find your representative's (Washington
office) contact information by typing your ZIP code into the box at .

Thank you so much for participating in this vital push to get the
Parental Rights Amendment introduced in the U.S. House of
Representatives. When we have succeeded with every step, and the
Parental Rights Amendment is added to the Constitution, the day of its
introduction in the House, with 50 or more co-sponsors, will be a
significant day in American history. Today is your chance to bring
that day about!

Gratefully yours,

Michael P. Farris
HSLDA Chairman

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