Sign Our Petition: Tell the Iowa Health Dept. to Stop Erasing Same-Sex Parents

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February 9, 2012

Show your support for Lambda Legal Plaintiffs Jenny and Jessica Buntemeyer. After their son Brayden was delivered stillborn, the Iowa Health Department (IDPH) sent them a death certificate with Jenny's name whited out.

Don't let the IDPH erase Jenny from Brayden’s death certificate just because he had two moms. Join our petition and send a letter to IDPH Director Marianette Miller-Meeks. Let her know that Jenny and Jessica are a legally married couple in the state of Iowa—and they should be treated like any other married couple who are grieving the death of a stillborn baby.

More than 1,000 people have signed our petition in just the first few hours. Join our petition now. Then go to our Facebook page and click “like” on the photo of Jenny and Jessica to let all your friends know about this injustice.