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PSA on the California Gay Marriage ruling
Nabbed from chicken_cem, a number you can call in the Governator's office to voice your support for it, whether or not you're a California resident.

As you presumably know, California's recent court decision regarding same-sex marriage was a huge deal. It was historic, long overdue, and took a hell of a lot of fighting.

Unfortunately (and not surprisingly) Governor Schwarzenegger is receiving tons of phone calls from the supporters of 'Limits on Marriage' (the constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in California) about his comment to a group of Log Cabin Republicans that he wouldn't support a constitutional amendment which discriminates against gays by defining marriage as only being between a man and woman.

We don't want him to go back on his word. So he needs to hear from us, too.

Calling to voice your support for California's gay marriage ruling means calling an automated system; you won't have to talk to anyone. And you can call even if you're not from California. So please, the more the better.

The number is 1-916-445-2841; press 1 (For English unless you prefer another language), 5 (Hot Issues), 1 to get to the particular issue, then press 1 again if you want to support upholding the court decision and are against a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.


I called, and yep, totally automated, and really quick (my cell says 1 minute 25 seconds exactly). So though I don't think it's toll-free, it also wouldn't be terribly expensive.

trepkos

2008-05-26 05:48 pm (UTC) (Link)

Did that!

mpoetess

2008-05-26 05:56 pm (UTC) (Link)

Wow, that's REALLY long-distance for you! Awesome!

trepkos

2008-05-26 06:01 pm (UTC) (Link)

Well, it's important.

kajivar

2008-05-26 06:01 pm (UTC) (Link)

I have called! I used to be a CA resident, after all. :)

wesleysgirl

2008-05-26 06:29 pm (UTC) (Link)

I called! I was a California resident for two years when I was a toddler, LOL.

mpoetess

2008-05-27 01:08 am (UTC) (Link)

I, um. Was conceived there! That counts!

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havocthecat

2008-05-26 07:30 pm (UTC) (Link)

I'm in deep and abiding love with your icon.

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havocthecat

2008-05-26 07:30 pm (UTC) (Link)

Argh. People! *calls*

sideofzen

2008-05-26 07:56 pm (UTC) (Link)

LOL. Politics meets American Idol voting.

I think Arnold will stick by his word. He's already unpopular, no reason to be more so.


mpoetess

2008-05-26 08:34 pm (UTC) (Link)

*nods* I honestly don't think he'll go back on it either, for just those pragmatic reasons. but it never hurts to avoid underestimating potential stupidity in state government. *works for her own*

chicken_cem

2008-05-26 11:14 pm (UTC) (Link)

Thanks for spreading the word.

What happens in California does not stay in California.