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Indiana Equality Action Update!

posted Aug 22, 2011, 6:23 PM by Michael Chanak
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Dr. William Buffie, a well-respected physician and a leader in his field, is working to encourage the Indiana State Medical Association to take a public stand against discrimination directed towards people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, as such bias creates a risk to public health.

His research has found what so many understand innately—bias and discrimination lead to myriad health difficulties, while acceptance—both legal and social—is sound public heath policy leading to improving and saving lives.

Indiana Equality Action is asking you to support Dr. Buffie as he petitions the ISMA to 
endorse a resolution to publicly oppose future Indiana General Assembly efforts promoting HJR-6, and to support legislative efforts in support of nontraditional marriage. 

To sign the petition, please select the appropriate link below.  

Next, help spread the word!  

1.    Forward this message to the physicians and health care professionals in your circle and ask for their support. 
2.    Ask your friends and family members to sign the petition and forward it on to all those in their address books. 
3.    Share this message widely through Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets. 
http://indianaequality.typepad.com/indiana_equality_blog/2011/08/indiana-state-medical-association-petition.html

Please sign the PETITION by selecting the appropriate link: 

Indiana Physician 
Out of State Physician
Indiana Allied Health Care Professional
Out of State Allied Health Care Professional
Non-medical ally

When we speak and act in solidarity, we work together to create an Indiana where we can all live, work, and love free of bias and discrimination.

Thank you for embracing equality! 

Help sustain YOUR Indiana Equality and Indiana Equality Action
will help us educate the general public about the harms of anti-LGBT discrimination and build more inclusive communities and workplaces for LGBT Hoosiers.
non-tax-deductible gift to Indiana Equality Action will help us advance, achieve and protect the civil rights of LGBT people through electoral involvement, grassroots organizing, coalition building and direct legislative advocacy.
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