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H/T Mokurai:

Action: Help Oregon overturn Anti-Marriage-Equality Measure 36
Can you collect signatures for repealing Oregon's Constitutional ban on Marriage Equality?

They will need almost 150k signatures to get the measure on the ballot and your help is needed.

Look at the political coalition ready to assist in this measure's succeess:
POLITICAL
U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici
Congressman Earl Blumenauer
Congressman Peter Defazio
Governor John Kitzhaber and First Lady Cylvia Hayes
Former Governor Ted Kulongoski and Mary Oberst
Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian
Treasurer Ted Wheeler

House Speaker Tina Kotek
House Majority Leader, Val Hoyle
Senate Majority Leader Diane Rosenbaum
Representative Jules Bailey, Portland
Representative Brent Barton, Clackamas County
Representative Peter Buckley, Ashland
Representative Michael Dembrow, Portland
Representative Shemia Fagan, Clackamas
Representative Lew Frederick, Portland
Representative Chris Garrett, Lake Oswego
Representative Sara Gelser, Corvallis
Representative David Gomberg, Central Coast
Representative Tobias Read, Beaverton
Representative Carolyn Tomei, Milwaukie
Representative Jessica Vega Pederson, Portland
Representative Jennifer Williamson, Portland

Chair Jeff Cogen, Multnomah County
Commissioner Deborah Kafoury, Multnomah County
Commissioner Diane and Mike McKeel, Multnomah County
Commissioner Judy Shiprack, Multnomah County
Commissioner Loretta Smith, Multnomah County
Mayor Charlie Hales and Nancy Hales, City of Portland
Commissioner Amanda Fritz, City of Portland
Commissioner Dan Saltzman, City of Portland
Commissioner Nick Fish, City of Portland
Commissioner Steve Novick, City of Portland
Mayor Denny Doyle, City of Beaverton
Mayor Kitty Piercy, City of Eugene
Mayor Pro Tem Jodie Barram, City of Bend
City Councilor Jane Hill, Pendleton

Political Organizations

Democratic Party of Oregon
Democratic Party of Oregon Lane County
LGBT Caucus of Democratic Party of Oregon
Log Cabin Republicans of Oregon
Polk County Democrats

It is well past time to remove this measure from the state's laws.

The proposed ballot measure would remove from the Oregon’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage (created by the 2004 passage of Measure 36) and would insert the right of same-sex couples to marry. It would benefit not only gay and lesbian couples, but also heterosexual relationships in which one or both partners are trans.
Oregon United for Marriage action page

Oregon United for Marriage Facebook page

Originally posted to Milk Men And Women on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 11:15 AM PDT.

Also republished by PDX Metro, Angry Gays, Daily Kos Oregon, and Koscadia.

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