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11/02/2009

To do: Vote as if your rights depended on it!

by Jeremy Hooper

Considering that tomorrow's Washington state election is an entirely vote-by-mail affair (with postmarks needing to be on or before Nov. 3), the good and fair-minded folks at the APPROVE 71 campaign are taking a teensy little moment to remind you:

Subtle? No. But neither is the opposition's attempts to demonize gays and rollback basic rights that aren't even marriage (the concept these "pro-fam" folks supposedly want to "protect). With actions that abject, our objections must be equally active!

And actually, this message goes for anyone, anywhere that there's a vote of great importance. Maine, Kalamazoo, the New Jersey gubernatorial race -- we have a lot at stake all across the nation. So kiddies, don't plan to do a Rip van Dumbass impression tomorrow, or schedule any day-long "24" marathons that 'll turn you into a temporary shut-in. Tomorrow, you make sure that your vote is counted.

Then on Wednesday, we'll hopefully ask nothing more from you than a satisfied smile.

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For all of you here and you Jeremy, I'm so hoping for the best. Personally marriage equality doesn't affect me, but it did my best friend in California. I even felt a knot in my stomach when the damaging result was inevitable.

I probably won't live long enough to see full marriage equality, but it would sure be nice to witness a victory through the voters before then - both for you, and my guaranteed happiness of seeing the christian right finally lose.

Posted by: Dale | Nov 2, 2009 9:33:04 PM

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