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9/21/2012 9:26:49 AM
Mike Smith--HSLDA
Urgent Calls Needed Today To Oppose UN Disabilities Treaty!

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Urgent Calls Needed Today To Oppose UN Disabilities Treaty!

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends,

Last night, without any warning, Senator Dick Durbin (IL) attempted to
bring the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to
a vote on the U.S. Senate floor by asking for unanimous consent to
ratify the treaty.

Thankfully, Senator Mike Lee (UT) was on the Senate floor and objected
to the request for unanimous consent. He held firm in his opposition
to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
despite lengthy speeches by Senator Durbin and Senator Tom Harkin (IA)
which tried to guilt him into supporting the treaty.

We need you to call both of your U.S. senators right now and ask them
to support Senator Lee. You can reach your two U.S. senators by
calling the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121, or by using our
Legislative Toolbox http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15812 . Give
them some or all of this message:

"I urge you to oppose the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with
Disabilities. This treaty surrenders U.S. sovereignty to unelected UN
bureaucrats and will threaten parental care of children with
disabilities. Our nation already has laws to protect disabled
Americans. This treaty is unnecessary and will hurt families. If the
Senate ratifies this treaty, it would be the first time ever that the
U.S. has ratified a treaty that obligates us to recognize economic,
social, and cultural entitlements as rights under domestic law."

Then, please forward this email to your friends and family and urge
them to call, too.

HSLDA has written extensively about the horrific dangers to U.S.
sovereignty and parental rights that are posed by this treaty. You can
read Mike Farris' most updated article here
(http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15813 ), and you can visit our
action page here (http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=15814 ).

The good news is that the U.S. Senate is poised to recess until after
Election Day. While we will need to be ready to fight the treaty in
the lame-duck session, we first have to defeat the treaty now. Please
call today - right now - and urge your two U.S. senators to oppose the
UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Your freedom
and your children's freedom rest on your shoulders.

For liberty,

J. Michael Smith, Esq.
President, HSLDA

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