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Seven Reasons to Vote Approve on R-71: Reason #3

Anna Mumford,
LGBT Project
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October 29, 2009

On November 3, Washington voters will have the chance to approve or reject R-71, a measure that will allow same-sex couples and unmarried opposite-sex seniors to access many of the rights and protections granted to married couples. We’re counting down to Election Day with a series of seven videos, each a powerful illustration of why it’s so important to approve R-71.

Reason #3: Janet, Cindy and their seven kids

Janet and Cindy live in Richland in the Tri Cities area of Washington where Cindy works for the Hanford Site and Janet is a minister at River of Life MCC. They have seven kids, six of whom they adopted from foster care. Janet and Cindy love raising a large family, and when they need an extra pair of hands, Cindy’s mother, who lives next door, comes over to help out.

Vote APPROVE on 71 to give Janet, Cindy and their kids the security and protections their family need.

You can watch all seven videos and support the campaign here.