[ed_note]We received this today from Mike Stopa, candidate for 3rd Congressional District Representative[/ed_note]
Michael Stopa, candidate for U.S. Congress in the Third District, will join the motorcycle ride to defend the U.S. Constitution on Wednesday, August 18th. The event is part of a nationwide effort to get legislators to understand the Constitution and uphold its principles.
The event will begin at 11:00 A.M. at the Motorsports International on Route 20 in Auburn, MA and will be arriving at the Massachusetts State House for a rally at approximately 3:00 P.M.
Following the rally, Stopa will travel to the Shrewsbury Town Hall for a 7:00 P.M. debate with his four Republican Primary opponents, an event sponsored by the Shrewsbury League of Women Voters.
Daren Gardner, a small business owner from Virginia set out on August 15th to ride his motorcycle to every state capitol in the country to deliver a copy of The Constitution to state legislators and ask them to sign a pledge to uphold it. He will be in Massachusetts on August 18th.
Stopa is running to replace incumbent James McGovern who was first elected to Congress in 1996. He is a nanotechnologist and a member of the Physics Department at Harvard University. He describes himself as a “Reagan conservative” and has written recently published op ed pieces on economics, illegal immigration and terrorism. His web page is www.stopaforusrep.com.