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VERMONT SAME-SEX MARRIAGE PETITION
-- Forwarded by John Noble/FS/KSG on 02/04/2000 03:39 PM --
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Subject: RE: VERMONT SAME-SEX MARRIAGE PETITION
Please read the following legislative development on gay rights and the
request for your support.
>> Legal matters.
>> Wed, 2 Feb 2000 19:45:59 -0700
>> Christiane S Heyde <email@example.com>
Vermont needs help...
>> As you may know, the Supreme Court of Vermont recently
>> ruled that
>> committed homosexual relationships should have the same
>> rights and
>> privileges afforded to married straight couples. There are
>> over 1,000
>> rights that come with marriage which are currently denied
>> to gay
>> couples including hospital visitation/medical decisions,
>> rights of
>> survivorship, filing joint tax returns, etc. etc.
>> This is a VERY important first step towards equality in
>> However, the Governor's office of Vermont has been
>> BOMBARDED with phone
>> by anti-gay individuals opposing the recent decision --
>> primarily fueled
>> by the "Doctor" Laura radio program which gave out the
>> phone number.
>> I called the Governor's office, and spoke to the secretary,
>> who was
>> VERY nice but said that I was one of only a HANDFUL of
>> callers who
>> this huge step towards equal rights.
>> Please add your name to the following list.
>> COPY this into a new e-mail, and send it to your friends.
>> When the list reaches 25 people, please send it to
>> firstname.lastname@example.org The 25th person can then start a list
>> to pass along to others as well.
>> Dear Lieutenant Governor - Douglas A. Racine,
>> We the undersigned deeply support your move to have
>> equal rights for
>> same sex partners. You have taken a historical step towards
>> the many fractures that divide our society. The following
>> list is
>> comprised of people from all walks of life, from straight
>> to gay.
>> Thank you for your continued support and your forward
>> 1) Christiane Heyde, Tucson, AZ
>> 2) Melva Ballesteros, Tucson, AZ
>> 3) Susan Lemmon, Vail AZ
> 4) Kitty Aspen All, Silver City, NM
>> 5) Ashlee Fischer, Silver City, NM
6) Alison Smith Hitesman, Waltham, MA
7) Joaquin Matias, Newark, NJ
John Noble, Cambridge, MA
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