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DIVNET April 2000

Subject:

vandalism of a TIP supporter

From:

Dorothea Brauer <[log in to unmask]>

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Diversity Ambassador <[log in to unmask]>

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Mon, 17 Apr 2000 12:13:32 -0400

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>From: Vermont Freedom to Marry Action Committee
> <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: vandalism of a TIP supporter
>
>Dear friends,
>I just came across the following article, which appeared in today's
>Caledonia Record.  The article talks about the vandalism of a van owned
>by the man who organized the Danville public forum for TIP earlier this
>week.  The Vermont Freedom to Marry Action Committee deplores violence
>of all kinds, whether it is directed at supporters or opponents of civil
>unions.
>
>I'm sure all of you agree that we need to keep this debate civil and
>respectful.  Our voices are being heard, both in Montpelier and
>throughout the state, and violence of any kind against those who
>disagree with us not only undermines our credibility, it is also wrong.
>Please pass the word, and let's give each other lots of support through
>these stressful times.  Finally, thanks to all of you for your hard work
>and for keeping to the high road.
>
>Susan M. Murray
>
>------------------------------------------------------------------
>Business Owned By Traditional Marriage Organizer Damaged
>
>By KAREN M. JOYCE
>Staff Writer
>
>"The damage done to a mobile breast care center Monday night was
>troublesome," said Rick Cochran, the president of Mobile Medical
>International Corp.
>
>Cochran speculated that perhaps the vandalism was connected to his
>association with the Traditional Marriage Forum.
>
>Sometime during the evening of April 10, the mobile unit was vandalized.
>
>The hydraulic supports of the unit were lowered on one side, tipping
>the trailer onto its undercarriage.  The trailer was parked at Fairbanks
>Scales on Route 2 east in St. Johnsbury.
>
>"Someone had to have spent some time there," said Cochran. "It isn't
>easy to manipulate the hydraulics."
>
>It is the first time the breast cancer center has been vandalized,
>although it has been in many areas of the country.
>
>Cochran said he received three phone calls on Sunday afternoon warning
>him there could be "some trouble coming" from his association with the
>Traditional Marriage Forum and Take it to the People, a group pushing
>to take the civil union issue to Vermonters via a constitutional
>amendment.
>
>Cochran organized and moderated a forum to discuss the civil unions
>issue, held in Danville Monday evening.
>
>The individuals who called, Cochran said, did not have any information
>that specific retributive activities were planned.
>
>Cochran speculated that the phone calls and the vandalism were connected.
>
>Trooper Gordon Lambert, who is investigating the incident, said there
>is nothing to indicate it is connected with Cochran's political views.
>He added the damage could not be due to mechanical failure, because the
>hydraulic system includes a safety feature which requires the trailer to
>be raised before it is lowered.  It is operated with a pendant switch.
>
>The damage is estimated at $6,000 to $8,000.
>
>There was no damage reported to other equipment or buildings, said Lambert.
>
>
>*************************************************************************
>*  Dorothy Mammen                                                       *
>*  Coordinator, Vermont Freedom to Marry Task Force                     *
>*  [log in to unmask]                                              *
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>*  VT Freedom to Marry Task Force  VT Freedom to Marry Action Committee *
>*  PO Box 1312                     PO Box 1038                          *
>*  Middlebury, VT 05753            Middlebury, VT 05753                 *
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>*  (802) 388-2633                  (802) 388-2633                       *
>*                                                                       *
>*  Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can *
>*  change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever does.        *
>*                                 -- Margaret Mead                      *
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