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A Maryland Ballot Issue Committee

Dear Friends of Marriage,


Jump the Broom for Marriages is a Maryland Ballot Issue Committee formed to run a political campaign
to encourage Maryland voters to vote against--and defeat--the same-sex. marriage ballot referendum.
The referendum will appear on the Maryland ballot as Question 6 in the 2012 Presidential Election.
This referendum is titled "Marriage Equality," but we know that same-sex marriages are counterfeit
marriages. You share our belief that this gay and lesbian agenda runs counter to God's intentions.
The November 2012 election has two highly sensitive ballot issues Marylanders will decide: gambling
(Question 7) and same-sex marriage (Question 6). The competitive nature of both these core value issues
intensifies voter mobilization in Maryland. Increased voter turnout is predicted. In order to successfully
defeat the same-sex marriage ballot referendum, we need to mobilize voters, particularly the African
American community in Maryland.
While we believe that a concentrated campaign must be waged statewide to all voters, the final outcome
-success or failure--will be determined in the African American precincts of Baltimore City, and of
Prince George's, Baltimore, Howard, Harford, and Charles Counties. Montgomery County, Prince
George's County and Baltimore City comprise the largest population centers of liberal Democrats who
are most likely to support same-sex marriage, or so called "Marriage Equality." The other twenty-one
counties are smaller conservative population centers of Republicans, and they are the least likely to
support same-sex marriage.
The battle lines are clear, the entire National Gay Rights Movement is descending forcefully on
Maryland and targeting the Black community. We must act now!
We at Jump the Broom for Marriages know that this contest will be very competitive, with the margin of
victory estimated to be very close--between 49-51 percent. We are encouraged that over 13 states have
already successfully prevented the issuances of marriage licenses to same-sex couples and defeated gay
same-sex marriage ballot referendums.
We need you, Friends of Marriage, to partner with us to make sure that Question 6, the referendum on

same sex marriage or so called the "Marriage Equality" referendum, is decisively defeated in the
Maryland November 2012 election. Go to our website and view our packages or donate in general at:

jumpthebroomformarriages.org to accomplish the following:

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501 West 23rd Street, 2nd Floor Baltimore, Maryland 21211


Headquarters 443-41 3-1975 888-338-4008
www.jumpthehroomformarriages.orgjumpthebroomformarriages@gmail.com

Authority: The Committee for Jump the Broom for Marriages; V aleriE Cunningham, Treasurer

Assure a record turnout in the Black community (Realistically, it can be an historical high, though
perhaps not as high as the 2008 Obama election turn out.)

Get the message out to tell Black voters they can vote for President Obama and still retain their core value about marriage between one man and one woman Make same-sex marriage/gay marriage an issue black voters care about Organize and mobilize the Black Churches and maximize Maryland's 1SI Sunday Early Voting (GOTV) opportunities on Sunday, October 28, 2012. A unique Sunday that will mobilize people to the polls Convince Blacks that gay marriage is not a civil rights issue; it is a core family issue Define "marriage equality" as synonymous to gay and same-sex marriage, and dispel the confusion of false labeling of the core value issue, by changing the message Deliver a first class GOTV (Get Out the Vote) operation Provide a world class Election
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Our campaign budget is $2,500,000. We believe that our efforts will result in 250,000 more voters going to the polls to vote against the Question 6 ballot same-sex marriage referendum. Jump the Broom for Marriages is looking for funding for this campaign. Your donations and/or purchase of a field media or mail package is key to the successful defeat of the "Marriage Equality" referendum in the Maryland November 2012 election. God is watching us, and Jump the Broom for Marriages needs your help to be victorious in ensuring marriage is between one man and one woman. Help us make Maryland among the other states that successfully defeated same-sex marriage referendums. God and Maryland families are counting on you. In defense of the family,

Dr. Sharon Jones, Chair of Jump the Broom for Marriages Email: jumpthebroomformarriages@gmail.com Website: www.jumpthebroomformarriages.org

Chair Dr. Sharon Duncan Jones ................................................. 443-208-0207 Treasurer Valerie Cunningham .......................................................... 443-208-0346 Campaign Manager Aletllia Williams ................................................................ 443-621-9382 Campaign Attorney Lisa Stancil ....................................................................... 410-662-4943 Deputy of Field Operations Iris Queen ......................................................................... 443-804-4980 Deputy Campaign Manager Media Communications Dorothy Williams .............................................................. 443-902-5970 Deputy Campaign Manager Special Events IEarly Voting Election Day Operations Valerie Cunningham .......................................................... 443-208-0207
Deputy Campaign Manager Office Administration Volunteer Operations Clarice Bryant ................................................................... 443-208-0346
Deputy Campaign Manager Fund Raising Debbie Claridy .................................................................. 443-413-1975

Authority: The Committeefor Jump the Broomfor Marriages: Valerie Cunningham, Treasurer

Contact Iris Queen


443-804-4980

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VOTE NO TO QUESTION 6

A Maryland Ballot Issue Committee

Dear Pastor: The November 2012 election has a highly sensitive ballot issue that Marylanders will decide. The issue is disguised and being called Marriage Equality, which in reality is Same-Sex Marriage. We in the body of Christ understand that same-sex marriages are counterfeit and run counter to God's intentions. Moreover, we understand that Same-Sex Marriage is not a civil rights issue; it is a core family issue. We are asking you to join us in defeating Marriage Equality or Same Sex Marriage by participating in one or more of the following ways: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Give a JBM representative time to speak during a worship service at your church Pass out the literature to your congregants Appear as a panel guest on a radio show (WOLB 1010) Be the voice in a radio commercial Take a lawn sign Volunteer with the campaign Work a poll on election day Make a contribution Be a part of same sermon Sunday on October 28,2012.

God is watching us and Jump the Broom for Marriages needs your help to be victorious in ensuring that marriage remains as God defined it: Between one man and one woman. Help us make Maryland among the states that successfully defeated same-sex marriage referendums. God and Maryland families are counting on you. efense of the family,

Treasurer Jump the Broom for Marriages Email: jumpthebroomformarriages@gmail.com Website: www.jumpthebroomformarriages.org