“The people must know before they can act, and there is no educator to compare with the press.”
– Ida B. Wells
The Week Ahead: 3/14/17
Action Item 1: Call, call, call to oppose Trumpcare! We need to make sure that this is stopped in its tracks. Here is some more information for when you are making calls.
Action Item 2: Remember to push for investigation and for Sessions to resign his position as Attorney General because he lied under oath. Call members of the House Intelligence Committee and ask for an independent investigation. Find members here.
Action Item 3: The White House wants to hear how the ACA has impacted our lives, so please tell your stories here.
Action Item 4: The SCRUB act (Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome), H.R. 998 would give an unelected commission influence to get reduce regulations over environment, health, and workplace safety. It has already passed the House! Call your senators and ask them to oppose this act. Indivisible Guide has scripts available.
Action Item 5: The Trump campaign wants us to evaluate his first 50 days. Let’s kindly do so here.
Action Item 6: The Ides of Trump is tomorrow! More information here. Here are some resistance postcards. If you use any of these, please post on social media with the hashtag #PostcardsFromThePeople. They are also looking for more artists and designers to join them!
Action Item 8: Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) has introduced a Resolution of Inquiry (H.Res. 186) directing the Treasury Secretary to provide to the House of Representatives Trump’s tax returns from 2006 through 2015, as well as other financial documentation. If you think that Trump’s tax returns need to be made public, tell your congressman/women to cosponsor H.Res. 186. Here’s the Indivisible Guide’s background and script for asking your Representative to cosponsor the resolution.
Action Item 9: And as always, be kind.