How to Get a Law Passed in Your State

by braniac

Getting a law passed is in no way easy but if you have a cause and want to make that change, follow these steps.

First you must know who your congressman is and you must know how to ou contact him; a few clicks of the mouse and you should be able to find him. Once you contact him make sure you have a solution to your problem, do not go to your congressman about a problem and not have a solution for it. Have a plan before contacting them.

Start up a group to rally behind your cause; you can make it a special interest group. That's how MADD got drinking laws changed.

Don't worry about your politicial preference; it is good to have both parties behind you. If the cause means that much to you, you will learn to set a side your difference.

Go to www.house.gov to learn about other legislation and see if you idea is like a bill that is already being proposed.

Items you will need

  • plan
  • internet connection

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