On Tuesday morning, the PA Senate Judiciary Committee will be taking up John Eichelberger’s SB 707 which would amend the PA Constitution, writing discrimination into it. The bill would essentially change nothing except that the ban on same-sex marriage would be built directly into the constitution.
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Fiascos like the Prop 8 vote or the Maine referendum have created an unfounded worry that most people, and especially most older people are opposed to gay civil rights. But this is unfounded. It just isn’t true! People of all ages see value in Equality and are willing to step up and take actio
Neither of us have ever done anything inappropriate with a minor, nor have we tried to buy off someone’s silence to keep our evil deeds a secret. But we are supposed to be the ones who are a threat to the family and to children?
It is never too early to start this relationship if there is a specific issue or bill that is important to you and others. But real change isn’t about one legislative bill or one issue. So, it is never too late to get involved in issue advocacy work if real equality is important to you.
Pennsylvania is currently looking to embed religious bigotry and discrimination into our state’s constitution with SB 707. This has been tried twice before, but both times it has been defeated. Still the radical religious right persists, and is again wasting time and tax dollars to again attempt this change to the constitution.
Pennsylvania has joined the growing list of states where same-sex marriage is front and center at the moment. Unlike Iowa, or Washington DC, it is not because PA may soon allow marriage equality- just the opposite. A Pennsylvania Senator has introduced a joint resolution, SB 707, which would amend the PA constitution to describe marriage as between one man and one woman, thus writing discrimination against same-sex couples into the PA constitution. Background posts on[Read More…]
No matter what they believe is their reason, anyone who wants Pennsylvania to focus on the important things like health care, jobs, education, and public safety, must come out and ask the Senate to say no to this piece of legislation.