Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Who Do the Legislators Represent?


“For politicians, standing up for marriage equality is not touching a third-rail; rather, it is a track to re-election,” said Freedom to Marry Executive Director Evan Wolfson. “Legislators should take the findings of this report as proof that there’s no reason to back down from supporting the freedom to marry and opposing anti-gay measures. And those of us outside the legislature should not be afraid to ask our representatives to do the right thing.”

While I agree with the last sentence of this quote, the rest of it is quite troublesome. It is time that we make sure that our vote counts… and how do we do that? By letting our legislators know that they represent the people, not the lobbyists or liberal agenda. If they do not uphold our vote, then it is our responsibility to vote them out of office.

You can read the entire article here.

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