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2/15/2012 3:43:11 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA--Action Needed TODAY to Support Parental Rights

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HSLDA--Action Needed TODAY to Support Parental Rights

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends,

The Wyoming legislature introduced HJ 3 and assigned it to the Labor
Committee which meets today to consider this resolution. Please take
action today to support passage of this resolution.

ACTION REQUESTED

Please email and call your senator and representative, asking them to
send HJ 3 to committee so that the bill can receive an up or down vote
in the Wyoming legislature.

Please email the following representatives who are members of the
House Labor and Health Committee and ask them to support HJ 3.:

harvey00@tctwest.net; jbarbuto@wyoming.com; bcraft@wyoming.com;
ggay@wyoming.com; gingery@wyoming.com; mgreene@wyoming.com;
repmiller@wyoming.com; fpeasley@wyoming.com; treeder@wyoming.com

You can find out who your House representative is by clicking:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13777

You can find who your senator is by clicking:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13778

Because this bill applies to all Wyoming parents, it is not necessary
to identify yourself as a homeschooler. HSLDA is teaming up with
Parentalrights.org and WyWatch to track HJ 3 and ensure its passage.

BACKGROUND

HJ 3 is a joint resolution that would call on the Congress of the
United States to pass a parental rights amendment and send it to the
states for ratification. Five other states have already passed a
similar resolution. However, because this year is a budget year for
the Wyoming legislature a two-thirds vote of the legislature is needed
to consider HJ 3. Therefore we need your help today.

For more details on this, read the text of the bill here
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13779

The right to homeschool is based on parents' fundamental right to
direct the education and upbringing of their children, and HSLDA has
been in the center of the fight to preserve these rights for more than
25 years.

While many courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, have affirmed
parental rights in a variety of circumstances, some recent decisions
have given reason for concern that recognition of parental
responsibility and authority is eroding. Consequently, there is a
movement underway to amend the U.S. Constitution to protect this
fundamental right. To learn more visit www.ParentalRights.org.

Without your support we could not stand for freedom in Wyoming! If
you or someone you know is not a member of HSLDA, will you consider
taking a moment today to join or recommend us and support our work
defending individual families threatened by government officials and
protecting homeschooling freedom for all? Join now at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=13431

Very truly yours,


Michael P. Donnelly, Esq.
HSLDA Staff Attorney

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