Urge Governor Schwarzenegger to veto 'Harvey Milk Gay Day'
SEPT. 16, 2009 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: PLEASE DO NOT SIGN THIS PETITION. THE PETITION DRIVE HAS COME TO A CLOSE. YOUR PETITION WILL NOT BE COUNTED OR DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER. SEE MESSAGE TO THE RIGHT. INSTEAD, PLEASE HELP OPPOSE "HARVEY MILK GAY DAY" FOR SCHOOLCHILDREN BY CALLING, FAXING AND EMAILING THE GOVERNOR BY CLICKING HERE: http://savecalifornia.com/oppose-harvey-milk-gay-day-sb-572.html - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Petition to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger To veto SB 572, creating "Harvey Milk Gay Day" Whereas, the appropriate goal of the California public school system is to teach children academic proficiency, not to indoctrinate children with controversial and politically-correct notions; Whereas, the effect of SB 572 is to openly teach children that homosexuality, bisexuality, and transsexuality are good and natural and maybe for them; Whereas, fathers and mothers -- not politicians -- should have the final say about the teaching of sexual lifestyles to their children; Whereas, by passing SB 572, the California Legislature is pressuring children in public schools, as young as kindergarten, to celebrate "Harvey Milk Gay Day," regardless of their parents' wishes; Whereas, the Governor of the State of California retains veto power over this legislation; Whereas, in 2008, the Governor vetoed the same bill pushing "Harvey Milk Gay Day" (AB 2567); Therefore, I hereby urge Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to exercise his constitutional power to veto and strike down SB 572.