Post Tagged with: "SB 707"

8 Senators Tell PA: “No, You May Not Vote”

Not only is it a lie (and don’t these religious types know that bearing false witness is a sin?) but it misses the point entirely.

March 18, 2010 3 comments general, Same-Sex Marriage

Time To Say Thanks for PA SB 707

There is one major task left in regards to this bill. We need to say thank-you to those senators who voted to table the bill, and keep the PA Constitution free from discrimination.

March 16, 2010 7 comments Activism, general, Same-Sex Marriage

Polling Data Concerning Same-Sex Marriage in Pennsylvania

Despite the ambiguity, Pennsylvanians are united on one thing: Same-sex marriage isn’t a campaign issue. Six in 10 respondents said a candidate’s stance on the issue would not determine whether they support the candidate, compared to 34 percent who said it did.

March 11, 2010 2 comments Activism, general, Same-Sex Marriage

PA Senate Judiciary Committee to Vote on SB 707

The language of the bill would define marriage as between one man and one woman. Backers of the legislation believe that this will make it harder to overturn in the courts, but this really isn’t the case. There are states that have had a constitutional ban, and it has been found as unconstitutional just as easily as a simple law of the state.

March 11, 2010 5 comments general

Why Pennsylvania Needs to Care About Non-Discrimination

Does Pennsylvania want to be attracting large corporations like Northrup Grumman? Seems like a silly question, yet the reality is that companies make choices based on a number of factors, bit at least a part of it, is selecting states and locations consistent with their internal policies regarding non-discrimination and domestic partnership benefits.

March 10, 2010 Comments are Disabled Activism, general

PA Senate March Madness

If you want our Senate to be working to put people back to work if you want our lawmakers to set Pennsylvania up as a leader in clean energy; if you want our elected officials to pass a budget on-time, tell the members of the Judiciary committee to ignore this bill at this time, and look at the priorities of the state.

March 8, 2010 Comments are Disabled general

Courtesy vs Confrontation

By interacting, I don’t mean a single interaction, but rather if the legislator knows you, they are more likely to really hear you, and your opinion can affect their thinking and action.

February 12, 2010 2 comments Activism, general