Bill Clinton comes out against Amendment One, records robocall

Here’s the info from the Coalition to Protect All NC Families and the statement from Bill Clinton:

On this audio file, which will serve as a robocall for the Coalition to Protect All NC Families, Bill Clinton speaks out against NC Amendment One. He encourages North Carolina citizens to vote against the amendment on May 8.

Statement from Bill Clinton:

“Hello, this is President Bill Clinton. I’m calling to urge you to vote against Amendment One on Tuesday May 8. If it passes, it won’t change North Carolina’s law on marriage. What it will change is North Carolina’s ability to keep good businesses, attract new jobs, and attract and keep talented entrepreneurs. If it passes, your ability to keep those businesses, get those jobs, and get those talented entrepreneurs will be weakened. And losing even one job to Amendment One is too big of a risk. Its passage will also take away health insurance from children and could even take away domestic violence protections from women. So the real effect of the law is not to keep the traditional definition of marriage, you’ve already done that. The real effect of the law will be to hurt families and drive away jobs. North Carolina can do better. Again, this is Bill Clinton asking you to please vote against Amendment One. Thanks.”

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