BREAKING: NY Marriage Vote May Come Wednesday With Constituent Action
June 19, 2009
Press reports indicate that NY Governor David Paterson may call a special session of the legislature on Wednesday to take up several key bills, which perhaps could include the marriage equality bill, S.4401. NOW IS THE TIME TO KEEP UP THE PRESSURE. HRC has phone banks set up across New York State: NYC: 111 W. 40th St. (@6th Ave.) 5th Floor from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. *Additional time can be provided if needed. To RSVP, please e-mail [email protected] with your name, cell phone number and availability. Note: To clear security, all volunteers need valid ID and to be on the RSVP list. Rochester: e-mail Jeremy at [email protected] or call 617-669-4412 Syracuse: e-mail David at [email protected] or call 301-651-8518 Westchester: e-mail Brendan at [email protected] or call 914-420-3596 If you live outside of New York, forward this information to anyone you know in New York. State Senators needs to hear from their constituents that they expect a vote on this critical legislation before the session ends. Our chances of winning marriage in New York hinge on people taking action now. Email your state senator by clicking here, but more importantly, call your state senator now with these two easy steps: Step 1: Find your N.Y. state senator: Go to: http://www.nysenate.gov to get your state senator’s contact information. Step 2: Call your state senator: Say or leave the following message, “Hi, my name is ____ and I live at ___ (Street, City, ZIP), and as your constituent, I want you to vote YES on the marriage equality bill S. 4401.” It’s all hands on deck. Send this message to your family, friends, co-workers, anyone you know. We need to spread the word that history may be about to happen in New York. HRC has 17 organizers on-the-ground and dozens of volunteers. Please join us and help make history in New York. Read all about our work in the Empire State here. Wherever you live, please don’t let this vote happen without your involvement. Please take action today.
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