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10/30/2009 12:02:26 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
Maine: Your Vote Crucial to Protect Marriage and Parental Rights

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Maine: Your Vote Crucial to Protect Marriage and Parental Rights

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends:

Your help is urgently needed to protect marriage as we know it--and
your parental rights.

On November 3, a measure will appear on your ballot allowing you to
overturn L.D. 1020, a bill the Maine legislature recently passed
allowing same-sex "marriage." The actual question that will appear on
your ballot will be: "Do you want to reject the new law that lets
same-sex couples marry and allows individuals and religious groups to
refuse to perform these marriages?"

Please vote YES!

Your rights as a parent are not spelled out in the U.S. Constitution.
Instead, your rights hinge on various statements of the U.S. Supreme
Court. But the Supreme Court has said that parental rights are based
on "western civilization concepts of the family" (Troxel v.
Granville). So if the western civilization concept of marriage--one
man and one woman--is undermined, parental rights may shrink or
disappear with it.

Voting YES on this ballot measure will protect the time-honored
concept of the family, and your parental rights with it.

Visit http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=7141 to find your local
polling place.

Sincerely

Scott A. Woodruff, Esq.
HSLDA Senior Counsel

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