CA, August 14, 2004: Today's L.A. Times
has reported that Democratic leaders in California are not taking
the recent ruling of the State Supreme Court
lying down. The Court recently
invalidate the 4,000 same sex NIPtuals that took place earlier this
year in San Francisco, and to bar all same sex couples from joining
paws officially in California. The issue is divided along party
lines, with Republicans backing the State Supreme Court ruling.
The Governator, who has been vague on the point until now, may have
the last word. If the issue does pass in the state legislative
body, he has power of veto.
"We're so upset at the idea that once we finally got to declare our
love publicly, on our special lily pad, we have to now face the
possibility that our union will be denied," a hyperventillating
frog, Harry Morton, told us.
now faux-wife, Alexander, was hopping mad. "I bought a great
dress, we had all our friends over to the pond after the ceremony,
and now this outrageous backward jump! We plan to send a
delegation to the legislature, and on to the Governor's office, too.
If the same sex NIPtual rights bill passes, then we have to be sure
the Governor understands just how important this issue is.
Same sex weddings helps insure that everyone in the state has their
Critters of all types
were just as exercised as our froggie folk. A number of feline
and canine couples announced plans to join the Mortons, as did a
coalition of horses, cows, otters and deer.
Won't you join the
March of Paws to support the same sex NIPtual rights bill?
Sign our pet-ition today, and
contact your representatives to take a stand in favor of the
movement in your own state!
Help us get the word
out! Hop over to our online store and stock up on our brand
buttons, bumper stickers and other goodies today, for yourself and
all your like-minded two- and four-legged friends. You can find them
at our host's online store, in the FUPPPS aisle. Get yours now, and
remember, let's get out that vote!
FUPPPS Editorial Board