Take action to protect Pennsylvania’s marriage law

Issue

Resolution Introduced Urging Governor Corbett to Appeal Jones’ Decision

Details

Wednesday afternoon Representative Daryl Metcalfe sent out a Co-sponsorship Memoranda asking for co-sponsors to a resolution “Urging Governor Corbett to Defend State’s Rights.”

The memo outlines Judge Jones’ usurpation of power in his decision to declare our Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional and Governor Corbett’s decision not to appeal Jones’ decision as “a harmful precedent.” It also notes that last June’s US Supreme Court ruling in United States v. Windsor affirms that the “federal government may not interfere with a state’s definition or regulation of marriage.”

Action Steps

Representative Metcalfe needs co-sponsors added to this resolution. Contact your State Representative and ask him or her to co-sponsor Representative Metcalfe’s “Resolution Urging Governor Corbett to Defend states’ Rights.”

1.) In this instance, a personal phone call into the district office nearest you or email would be best. Click here for a list of all the State Reps to find out their district phone numbers. If you don’t know who your legislator is, click on “Who’s my Legislator?” in the right sidebar of this page.

2.) Go to our ACTION CENTER to send an email. The message is pre-written, but you may change the subject line and wording of the message in order to personalize it.

 

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