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Ann Arbor Area Community News

Urgent Action Needed

30. November 2004 • MarkDilley
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“A state representative said Monday he’s working on a measure to oppose health benefits for gay partners of state employees in new contracts for state workers that have been agreed to by the state and five labor unions.”

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“You need to remind him that proponents of Proposal 2 throughout the campaign said that Proposal 2 was “only about marriage….this is not about rights or benefits or how people choose to live their life.” (I’m quoting the brochure distributed by Citizens for Protection of Marriage). Spokespersons Marlene Elwell and Kristina Hemphill continuously said throughout the campaign that this Proposal would have no effect on benefits. Even Gary Glenn of the American Family Association was quoted in the press with similar statements.”

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