Last month the Senate voted on a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. Tomorrow it's the House of Representatives' turn. This vote is particularly vile because the proposal's defeat in the Senate means that it has no chance of getting out of Congress.
Now is the time to call and email your representative. Let him or her know that discrimination and prejudice are NOT the American way.
Check out the Human Rights Campaign's Vote No web site. Take a look at what it feels like to be a lesbian -- otherwise known as life as a political football.