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The Strategy To Pass This Amendment

The process of obtaining a Constitutional Amendment is purposely difficult. It begins at the Federal level. The amendment must be introduced into the House of Representatives and that amendment passed by a 2/3 majority. It is then sent to the Senate which must also pass with a 2/3 majority. It then must be signed into law by the President.

Following that step, the amendment must be ratified by majority votes in 38 or more states. This means being passed through each state house and senate, and signed by the governor. While that may sound difficult, over 38 states have already passed their own laws banning homosexual marriage. It is quite reasonable to believe that they will be happy to ratify a Federal Marriage Amendment, in particular given that their right to regulate marriage has been seized from them by an activist Federal judge.

So the problem lies with the persuading the Federal government to adopt this amendment. How do we get 2/3's of Representatives, and 2/3's of Senators on board?

Will this Congress and this President pass a marriage amendment? Absolutely not. Therefore, we must use this issue to identify those who will support the marriage amendment, and work to get them elected to office.

In order to accomplish this goal we are inviting all members of the U.S. House and Senate to take a pledge to support a marriage amendment to the Constitution. The pledge must take the form of an email or letter from the individual congressman/senator. Each congressman/senator who makes the pledge will be listed as a supporter, and each member who does not, will be listed as opposed.

A link from each Representative / Senator who is listed in support our objective will take you to a separate page so that you can read what they have said in their letter or email.

A link from each Representative / Senator who is listed in opposition will take you to a separate page that will include the comments of those who propose to run against that elected official in the next election. If we cannot obtain a pledge from the current elected official, then we intend to do our best to assist those who have taken that pledge and are willing to unseat the incumbent in the next election.

The pledge must at least include wording to the following effect:

    I pledge that during my next elected term of office to be willing to co-sponsor a bill that will establish a Marriage Amendment that will say, to the effect:

      Marriage in the United States shall consist solely of the union of a man and a woman. Neither this Constitution, nor the constitution of any State, shall be construed to require that marriage or the legal incidents thereof be conferred upon any union other than the union of a man and a woman. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of alternative unions to marriage. No state established alternative unions to marriage may be imposed upon other states. No marriage benefits established by Congress may be granted to alternative unions.

    I further pledge to do my best to persuade fellow represesentatives and/or senators of the need for this amendment, and to make that a priority of my term of office.

Once again, the entire comments of each Representative and Senator who take the pledge will be listed on the website.