Signatures to Amend the Massachusetts Constitution

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As you may know, the Massachusetts Alliance to Stop Public Funding of Abortionwill be gathering signatures this fall to put an amendment to the state constitution on the 2018 ballot that would stop the use of taxpayer funds for abortion. They have done a great job setting up locations around the state to train people in signature gathering for the petition. Even if you are experienced at signature gathering from previous ballot referenda, we are sure you will learn from these sessions.

Dear Friends, 

Our paperwork is filed with the Attorney General’s office, we’re getting coverage in the press, and we’re organizing in each corner of Massachusetts. We anticipate we’ll have signature papers some time in September, but before that we want to make sure our volunteers are well prepared. 

We’ll be holding Regional Signature Drive and Activist Trainings at locations all across the state. We urge everyone to attend at least one of these trainings, and invite your friends to attend and volunteer. We’ll talk about the best strategies for signature gathering, legal dos and don’ts, what rights we have to gather signatures in public places, managing other volunteers, proper procedures for dropping papers off at town halls, and the next steps in our effort should we get the signatures we need. 

We encourage attendance by experienced signature gatherers and those brand new to the process. If you can attend, please click HERE to RSVP.     

Monday, August 21
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Grace Baptist Church
1000 Oak Hill Ave
Attleboro, MA 02703 

Tuesday, August 22
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Cummings Conference Center
800 West Cummings Park Suite 4750
Woburn, MA 01801 

Wednesday, August 23
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Knights of Columbus Hall
57 Fairhaven Rd
Mattapoisett, MA 

Monday, August 28
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Christ the King Catholic Church
41 Warsaw Ave
Ludlow, MA 01056 

Tuesday, August 29
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Baptist Convention of NE Conference Room
87 Lincoln St
Northborough, MA 01532 

Wednesday, August 30
6:00 – 9:00 pm
St. Elizabeth’s Church
350 Reedsdale Rd
Milton, MA 02186 

Thursday, August 31
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Jim and Bernadette Lyons’ Barn
12 Highvale Lane
Andover, MA 01810 

Friday, September 1
6:30 – 9:00 pm
VFW Post 1807
100 West St
Leominster, MA 01453

Wednesday, September 6
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Knights of Columbus Hall
375 Foundry St
North Easton, MA 02356 

Again, we ask that you register in advance. If you can attend, please click HERE to RSVP.

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