Upcoming Rally to Support Marriage
Special Report - February 23, 2009
Thousands of North Carolinians from a variety of backgrounds and religious beliefs will gather in Raleigh on Tuesday, March 3, for a Marriage Rally to express their support for a Marriage Protection Amendment. Sponsored by Return America, the Marriage Rally is scheduled for 11 a.m. eastern at Halifax Mall behind the Legislative Building at the State Capitol. The event will feature two keynote speakerswell known historian and author, David Barton of Wallbuilders,and attorney David Gibbs, III of the Christian Law Association, which has provided free legal services to Christians and churches since 1969.
After the rally, participants will also be asked to visit with their legislators to encourage them to support the “Defense of Marriage Act” bills, which will be introduced in the Senate and House this week. The legislation will give North Carolinians the opportunity to vote on a Marriage Protection Amendment in November 2009. For more information on the rally, including a bus route map and parking instructions, please visit www.nc4marriage.org.
“The Marriage Rally on March 3 is an opportunity for citizens from across our state to let our legislative leaders and other members of the General Assembly know that North Carolina is serious about protecting the institution of marriage,” said Tami Fitzgerald, executive director of NC4Marriage. “It is also a chance for voters to meet with their legislators one-on-one and encourage them to support the state marriage amendment bills. With a large turnout, we can send a message to our state leaders that North Carolinians want the opportunity to vote on a Marriage Protection Amendment this year!”
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