It is time to act RIGHT NOW! The House is ready to pass the Orphan Works Act. You can't delay! Call NOW and tell them NO!
The Illustrator's Partnership, below, has sent us info on the current plans. We can't let them get away with sneaky politics while the country is watching and debating the VP event.
Please forward this to all artists and lists and make those calls this morning!
FROM THE ILLUSTRATORS' PARTNERSHIP
THE HOUSE ORPHAN WORKS BILL (H.R. 5889)IS MOVING IN THE HOUSE NOW 10.2.08
Phone, fax, email these Congressman immediately
DELAHUNT Phone (202) 225 3111
CONYERS Phone: (202) 225-5126
NADLER Phone: (202) 225-5635
BERMAN Phone: (202) 225-4695
EXPRESS YOUR OUTRAGE AT THE WAY THIS IS BEING DONE
We've been getting assurances all day that the bill was "dead for this year."
TELL THEM NOT TO PASS THIS ANTI-COPYRIGHT LAW * UNDER COVER OF NIGHT * UNDER COVER OF ECONOMIC CRISIS * UNDER COVER OF ANOTHER TELEVISED DEBATETELL THEM THIS IS AN OUTRAGEOUS WAY TO RE-WRITE THE COPYRIGHT LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES