Volunteers for June l0th needed by Equality Maine

Volunteers for June l0th needed by Equality Maine


Equality Maine will hold a training session for volunteers who can help at the polls on Tuesday, June 10th this coming Sunday afternoon  from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at the Hammond Street Congregational Church.

Darlene Huntress
Public Policy Director
207.761.3732 ext. 3004

From: Betsy Smith, EqualityMaine [mailto:info@equalitymaine.org]
Sent: Friday, May 30, 2008 10:05 AM
To: info@equalitymaine.org
Volunteer today. Even if you can only spare a few hours, you can make a difference.

We can’t stop our opponents from asking every Maine primary voter to sign a petition that seeks to erase the basic protections we’ve fought so hard to win. But voters should understand that this petition is a first, significant step toward undoing Maine’s non-discrimination laws, barring unmarried people from adopting children who need homes and eliminating our schools’ successful civil rights teams.

The math is simple: if enough signatures are gathered, we will face another referendum battle in November 2009 – and once again, our protections will be on the line.

The supporters of this petition are going to be out in force on June 10. That’s why we’ll be at the polls, too, and that’s why we need you to stand with us.
Please don’t wait. Sign up to join EqualityMaine and tell the truth on primary day.
Our staff is working around the clock to organize a presence at polling places statewide. Please sign up by Monday, June 2, so we know we can count on you. With your help, we believe the fair-minded people of this state will see the petition’s true colors…
…and choose to walk away.
Thank you for all you do to support equality in Maine.

Betsy Smith
Executive Director
p.s. Want to make an even bigger impact on primary day? Invite a friend to volunteer too.

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