It’s not too late to make your voice heard on the Civil Unions bill.
Send emails to the Committee and Senate Leadership right now by using this easy link. Tell them to vote “No” on HB 6103 AND to support the “inseverability,” definition of marriage, and religious liberties amendments.
This afternoon the Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on HB 6103 as amended. Frankly, it is expected to pass the committee, not for principled reasons but because of the political horse-trading that has been going on throughout the legislative session.
However, there is still a question as to what happens after the committee vote. In broad strokes there are two potential paths:
- The bill is voted out of committee at 3:30 and transmitted directly to the floor for a full vote. The procedural landscape favors this course of action, particularly if we are successful in getting any of our amendments into the bill.
- The bill is voted out committee at 3:30 but then is held while Senate Leadership waits to see what happens with other bills of interest, i.e. Binding Arbitration.
In either case we need to keep up the pressure and prayers. Email the Committee and Leadership now.
If you prefer to call the Committee Members, here is a list of their contact information.
|Senator Maryellen Goodwin||mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org||(401) 272-3102|
|Senator Rhoda E. Perry||mailto:email@example.com||(401) 751-7165|
|Senator Paul V. Jabourfirstname.lastname@example.org||(401) 751-3300|
|Senator Harold M. Mettsemail@example.com||(401) 272-0112|
|Senator Donna M. Nesselbushfirstname.lastname@example.org||(401) 728-3244|
|Senator Michael J. McCaffreyemail@example.com||(401) 739-7576|
|Senator William A. Walaskafirstname.lastname@example.org||(401) 737-1065|
|Senator Erin P. Lynchemail@example.com||(401) 739-8500|
|Senator Glenford J. Shibleyfirstname.lastname@example.org||(401) 222-2708|
|Senator Dawson T. Hodgsonemail@example.com||(401) 203-3256|
|Senator M. Teresa Paiva Weedfirstname.lastname@example.org||(401) 222-6655|
|Senator Dominick J. Ruggerioemail@example.com||(401) 222-3310|
|Senator Dennis L. Algierefirstname.lastname@example.org||(401) 222-2708|