NYS Constitutional Convention Toolkit

July 01, 2017

Six (6) No Constitutional Convention social media posts for seniors

1)  Many reasons for seniors to vote no on Constitutional Convention

The New York State Alliance for Retired Americans is urging seniors to vote NO on the proposal to hold a New York State Constitutional Convention that will be on this November’s ballot: It would cost taxpayers money that could be better spent and could be hijacked by special interests. There are already better ways to amend the state Constitution without putting important right, benefits and protections at risk.

No one should take rights and protections for granted. Mobilize family, friends and neighbors to vote NO on ConCon this November 7.

 

2)  Many reasons for seniors to vote no on Constitutional Convention

The New York State Alliance for Retired Americans is urging seniors to vote NO on the proposal to hold a New York State Constitutional Convention that will be on this November’s ballot: The right to an absentee ballot, which seniors use more than younger voters, could be put at risk. This could diminish the importance of seniors’ votes.

No one should take rights and protections for granted. Mobilize family, friends and neighbors to vote NO on ConCon this November 7.

 

3)  Many reasons for seniors to vote no on Constitutional Convention

The New York State Alliance for Retired Americans is urging seniors to vote NO on the proposal to hold a New York State Constitutional Convention that will be on this November’s ballot: Protection from age discrimination could be put at risk. This is an even greater concern today when about 1/3 of people between 65 and 75 are in the workforce..

No one should take rights and protections for granted. Mobilize family, friends and neighbors to vote NO on ConCon this November 7.

 

4)  Many reasons for seniors to vote no on Constitutional Convention

The New York State Alliance for Retired Americans is urging seniors to vote NO on the proposal to hold a New York State Constitutional Convention that will be on this November’s ballot: The eight hour workday, minimum wage and other Labor protections could be lost. These are of particular concern at a time when more and more seniors are remaining in the workforce.

No one should take rights and protections for granted. Mobilize family, friends and neighbors to vote NO on ConCon this November 7.

 

5)  Many reasons for seniors to vote no on Constitutional Convention

The New York State Alliance for Retired Americans is urging seniors to vote NO on the proposal to hold a New York State Constitutional Convention that will be on this November’s ballot: The state constitution’s protections to ensure public relief for the indigent and aged along with standards and oversight for residents of nursing facilities could be lost, leaving lives and families at risk.

No one should take rights and protections for granted. Mobilize family, friends and neighbors to vote NO on ConCon this November 7.

 

6)  Many reasons for seniors to vote no on Constitutional Convention

The New York State Alliance for Retired Americans is urging seniors to vote NO on the proposal to hold a New York State Constitutional Convention that will be on this November’s ballot: Defined Benefit Public Employee pensions could be adversely affected with unintended consequences on taxpayers. More than 80 percent of public employee retirees continue to live and pay taxes in New York providing about $35 billion in economic benefit. Diminishing benefits could both affect tax collection and drive up social safety net costs by nearly $4 billion.

No one should take rights and protections for granted. Mobilize family, friends and neighbors to vote NO on ConCon this November 7.

 

 

 

 

 

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