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We discussed the importance of home educators involving themselves in campaigns and elections for the sake of electing candidates who will be dependable in being vigilant and defending our right to home educate our children.

 

So, here is the plan Melanie and I talked over! We are holding a voter registration drive in CHESCA! In this newsletter, you will find a form from either the Stark County Board of Elections or a form from the State of Ohio. If you are not registered to vote in the State of Ohio please take advantage of this opportunity to register. Fill out one form for each person not registered. If you did not get enough forms, call your local board of elections office and ask for as many as you need. The Stark County Board of Elections phone number is located on the Voter Registration page included with this newsletter. If you are a Stark County voter, you should have received the Stark County form. If you reside in other outlying counties, you should have received the State of Ohio form. Either form will have self-explanatory instructions. Also, there will be a detailed sheet (copied front and back) explaining how to register. We are forwarding, according to the amount of people in your household that may be of voting age. Please, please, take the time, now, and fill it out. The November general elections will come up faster than you may realize and the time is now. Please follow the directions and SEND THE VOTER REGISTRATION FORM EITHER TO STARK COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS OR KENNETH BLACKWELL, SECRETARY OF STATE IN OHIO.

 

HONDA

 

Federal H.R. 2732 - Homeschool Non-Discrimination Act (HONDA)

Here is HSLDA’s website:

http://www.hslda.org/Legislation/National/2003/HR2732/default.asp

http://www.hslda.org/elert/archive/2003/07/20030722160939.asp

http://www.hslda.org/docs/news/hslda/200307/200307301.asp

Action Requested:
If your Representative is not already a co-sponsor please call and ask them to co sponsor H.R. 2732. Should their staff have questions please refer them to HSLDA's National Center for Home Education at: 540 338 7600.

Background:
Official purpose: To amend selected statutes to clarify existing Federal law as to the treatment of students privately educated at home under State law.

Introduced July 15, 2003 by Rep. Marilyn N. Musgrave [R, CO-4]

Cosponsors (41)

Status:

7/15/2003: Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

7/22/2003 4:09:39 PM Calls needed on H.R. 2732, the Homeschool Non-Discrimination Act

July 22, 2003

Dear HSLDA members and friends:

On July 15, 2003, H.R. 2732, the Homeschool Non-Discrimination Act (HONDA), was introduced in the United States House of Representatives by Congresswoman Musgrave (R-CO). Home School Legal Defense Association fully supports this bill.

REQUESTED ACTION:

Please call or write your representative in Washington and ask him or her to cosponsor this legislation. All that you need to say is that you are asking your congressman "to cosponsor the Homeschool Non-Discrimination Act, H.R. 2732." Without cosponsors, we will not be in a strong position to see the provisions in HONDA enacted. It is
important that we get as many congressional cosponsors as we can this week, as at the end of this week the U.S. House will go out of session for the month of August. Cosponsorships cannot be recorded during the break, but HSLDA will be talking to House leadership during the break about the bill.

To find your representative, call the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121, or go to the web at http://www.hslda.org/toolbox

Check the list "HONDA COSPONSORS" at the end of this email to find out if your congressman has already sponsored H.R. 2732.

We need your assistance.

Sincerely,

Thomas Washburne, Esq.
Director, National Center for Home Education
Home School Legal Defense Association
                                 

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