Phone Scripts 4.16-18.2018: No Illegal War-Accept the Refugees/NO on Pompeo & Haspel

Are you proud to be an American? Are our Members of Congress and Members of the California Legislature representing our views? Exercise your rights to petition the government. Call today.

ALL Members of Congress (MoCs)
SENATOR DIANE FEINSTEIN
DC phone: (202) 224-3841
SF phone:  (415) 393-0707

SENATOR KAMALA HARRIS
DC phone: (202) 224-3553
SF phone: (415) 981-9369

REPRESENTATIVE JARED HUFFMAN
DC phone: (202) 225-5161
Petaluma phone:  (707) 981-8967

REPRESENTATIVE MIKE THOMPSON
DC phone: (202) 225-3311
Santa Rosa phone: (707) 542-7182

No Illegal War / Accept the Refugees

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I’m calling to ask [the MoC] to insist that any further military action in Syria be authorized by Congress and that the U.S. immediately begin accepting refugees once more from Syria.

Yes, the chemical attack by Assad was horrific and unlawful. But Trump’s “mission accomplished” bombing accomplished exactly nothing. Trump has no strategy. He has no diplomatic effort in place. And he has no compassion (– or we would be accepting refugees from Syria. We’re not). Unsurprisingly, even this attack was all about him. The bombing was illegal and further action risks igniting dangerous counter-reactions in a volatile area. Congress must assert its power to regulate a president* who is out of control and to insist on the humanitarian action of opening our borders to Syrian refugees.

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BOTH Senators
SENATOR DIANE FEINSTEIN

DC phone: (202) 224-3841
SF phone:  (415) 393-0707

SENATOR KAMALA HARRIS
DC phone: (202) 224-3553
SF phone: (415) 981-9369

Thank Your for Protecting the Mueller Investigation

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I’m calling to thank the Senator for supporting the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act.

We’re in perilous times, with the rule of law being viciously attacked not only by the president* but also by the Republican Party. There is a real danger that the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be interfered with either by ordering Mueller’s firing or by firing Deputy Attorney General Rob Rosenstein, who oversees the investigation. The Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act would offer protection against Mueller’s firing, at least, and is clearly needed. Thank you for your clear and unwavering support!

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NO on Pompeo and Haspel

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I'm calling to ask the Senator to vote NO on the nominations of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State and Gina Haspel for Director of the CIA.

Pompeo is a hawk and a sycophant. He will only enable Trump’s worst tendencies, which means that he will bring us much closer to the dangers of war. This must not happen.

Haspel is, quite plainly, a war criminal. She advocated for, undertook, and covered up the most brutal torture imaginable. There is and no excuse for her behavior. It was in violation of the Geneva Conventions. To say she was “just following orders” is to employ the excuse that was repudiated at Nuremberg. She must not be confirmed.

Will the Senator vehemently oppose the nominations of Haspel and Pompeo?

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NO on Wendy Vitter

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I'm calling to ask the Senator to vote NO on the nomination of Wendy Vitter for federal judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Vitter declined to answer whether she believed Brown v Board of Education was correctly decided because “I think I can get into a difficult, difficult area when I start commenting on Supreme Court decisions -- which are correctly decided and which I may disagree with.” Case closed. She must be forcibly rejected for the racist she has clearly shown herself to be.  

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SENATOR DIANE FEINSTEIN
DC phone: (202) 224-3841
SF phone:  (415) 393-0707

Thank You for Protecting Immigrant Children

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I'm calling to thank Senator Feinstein for her editorial in support of protecting immigrant children in the Washington Post.

The Trump regime is doing everything in its power to demonize and punish immigrants and immigrant children. This is beyond horrific. The Senator’s unwavering defense of those who cannot defend themselves is just the right message in this terrible time. Thank you!

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BOTH Representatives:
REPRESENTATIVE JARED HUFFMAN

DC phone: (202) 225-5161
Petaluma phone:  (707) 981-8967

REPRESENTATIVE MIKE THOMPSON
DC phone: (202) 225-3311
Santa Rosa phone: (707) 542-7182

No on New Food Stamp Work Requirements

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I'm calling to ask the Representative to oppose the Republican proposal for new work requirements for food stamp recipients.

First the Republicans gave trillions to the indolent rich with their tax scam. Now for step two:  strip protections away from those who need them most. Why not start with taking away food from the needy? This proposal would dramatically increase bureaucratic reporting requirements (without paying for them) and dramatically underfund retraining programs, while requiring attendance to them. It’s a transparent effort to kick people off the rolls and leave them starving. This is vicious. It must be fought tooth and nail. Will [Representative Huffman/Thompson] oppose this vehemently?

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California State Senator Mike McGuire
Sacramento phone: (916) 651-4002
Santa Rosa phone: (707) 576-2771

Protect Our Coast from Oil Development

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I’m calling to ask the Senator to support SB 834, which will protect the California coast from the threat of offshore drilling posed by the Trump administration.

SB 834 will direct the State Lands Commission not to approve any new infrastructure to support new oil development nor to allow any increased flow rate in current infrastructure. Coastal oil development would permanently scar the California coastline, endanger ocean ecosystems and hasten global warming. California needs carbon-neutral energy for a safe and healthy future, not a give-away to GOP oil industry donors.

Will the Senator support SB 834?

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