Friday, March 02, 2007

News Release from Equality NC

I received the following news release from Equality NC yesterday. Please read and consider participating.

Our friends at the far right, radical Christian organizations Called2Action and Return America, "a new Christian organization in North Carolina," are planning a rally for THIS TUESDAY, MARCH 6, at the NC General Assembly to support their anti-gay, anti-marriage state constitutional amendment.

Let's turn lemons into lemonade once again. Make your pledge today to give 25, 50, 75 cents, or a dollar to Equality North Carolina for every minute this rally of hate and bigotry goes on. When we did this last year, we raised $12,000. Let's see if we can raise even more this year!

To make your pledge by the time the rally starts on Tuesday at 11 AM, simply choose your amount per minute and email Shawn Long with it at shawn@equalitync.org. When the rally starts, we'll count up the minutes, then send you a follow-up email with your total and payment information.


Be sure to visit the websites of Called2Action (www.called2action.org) and Return America (www.returnamerica.org) to get a better idea of what we're up against. Their agenda is not only anti-LGBT, but also anti-woman, anti-diversity, anti-people. Return for America does credit the "homosexual advocacy group" Equality NC with holding back the marriage amendment for the past three years, and we thank them for that!

With your help, every minute of their divisive rhetoric will support our continuing partnership with people like you to make North Carolina a more tolerant place.

Thank you in advance for your support. We'll let you know how the lemonade turns out!

In equality,

Ian

P.S. We will also be asking you to call your legislators on Tuesday to oppose the amendment and Called2Action and Return America's hatred and bigotry. Stay tuned for our continuing alerts on this topic!

To make your pledge, email Shawn at shawn@equalitync.org right now!


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