TX Senate Vote On Marriage Today! Support SB 723

May 16, 2011

Call today and support SB 723, by Sen. Tommy Williams.  The Texas Senate is expected to vote TODAY!

SB 723 ensures that Texas laws on marriage are consistent with court precedent and the Texas Constitution (one man, one woman).  Last session, an amendment was tacked onto a bill that caused inconsistency in how gender is determined for marriage licenses. SB 723 closes this loophole by affirming that one’s gender on a birth certificate is one’s gender on a marriage license, regardless of alleged sex change results.

Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender advocates oppose SB 723.  These groups also want to repeal our constitutional amendment that defines marriage as one man, one woman.  Without SB 723, there will be confusion and inconsistency that will be used to undermine our marriage laws.

Help us protect traditional marriage by calling your State Senator and asking him or her to support SB 723.  

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