Phone Scripts 8.13-8.15.2018: Hundreds of children STILL haven’t been reunited + More

Any other president — Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama — would have been here, immediately, standing with us to rebuild.
Any other president would have denounced —immediately —the white supremacy rally just outside his house.
Any other president would have ensured that the children were already reunited with their families.
At this point, some think any other president —any other! — would be an improvement. We know … we don’t want Pence, and we cannot take this guy any longer.

Enough is enough. Time to make some calls.

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

Reunite them ALL!

Hello, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from <city, zip> and a member of Indivisible. I’m calling to ask [the MoC] to continue to demand that the Trump regime reunite ALL of the remaining migrant children ripped from their parents NOW.

Hundreds of children STILL haven’t been reunited with their parents. The government has no plan, and still hopes others - like the ACLU - will pay the cost of reunification. The damage to the children will be irreparable. This is unacceptable. This is not our country.

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Russia and Trump

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 continue to tell the public:  The President is not above the law.

After a series of childish lies, the current president has acknowledged that his campaign tried to accept stolen information from the Russian government’s spies - information that they thought would be damning to Sec. Clinton. This is collusion. Agreeing to commit a crime is, actually, a crime. And it matters.

Please continue to boldly reject the current president’s premise that he can lie his way out of this.

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A Free Press Makes America Strong

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 daily call out the many ways in which a free press is essential to our democracy.

The current president‘s attacks on the press are a sign of his despotism and desperation. His incitement may lead to more violence against reporters and more distrust of the truth. It’s vital that [the MoC] call them out for what they are:  vicious, anti-American lies and slander.

And his supporters think he should be able to control the press - which is the very opposite of what the Constitution embraces.

He’s putting our very democracy at risk. Please speak up for the value of the free press in a free society.

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Safety in our schools, and in our communities

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 demand a solution to 3D printing of guns - and to call on the Congress to take a rational position. At a time when schools don’t have enough funding for books, paper, and pencils, they are spending much needed time and money on metal detectors, safety personnel, and emergency drills. This makes no sense.

First Amendment rights allow an individual to public plans for how to enrich uranium and how to build bombs. The tools to do either are legally accessible. But someone who builds a bomb and uses it to blow up a police station is a criminal. Someone who enriches uranium and uses it to build a bomb is a criminal.

And those same First Amendment rights may allow for the publication of plans to use a 3D printer to make plastic guns. Yet someone who prints a gun on a 3D printer can walk through security with the gun, use the gun without a criminal background check, and carry the gun without a permit and without the ATF able to trace it if it is used in a criminal act.

Congress right now ought to consider Congressman Thompson’s bill to ban publication of the plans. But that isn’t enough. Will [the MoC] stand up for our shared safety? Will [the MoC] work with others on Congress to ensure that building untraceable plastic guns and owning untraceable and undetectable plastic guns is a crime?

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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

Continue to build the case against Kavanaugh

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 find all the evidence to prove what is already apparent:  Brett Kavanaugh won’t protect our democracy from Trump and the Russian attack that put him in power.

Even from what’s already publicly available, it looks like Kavanaugh’s view of the presidency is that the office places the holder above the law. That would be a dangerous view at any time, with Trump it may amount to a permanent surrender to Vladimir Putin. I’m imploring the Senator to find every scrap of evidence to prove that Kavanaugh would be a clear danger to democracy, then use it to sink him.

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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

Fight for Our Emissions Standards!

Hi, my name is _______ and I’m a constituent from zip code______ and a member of Indivisible. I’m calling to ask [Representative Huffman/Thompson] to support our California Senators’ Resolution to Protect National Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards.

Global warming is the most dangerous threat facing humankind today. We’re seeing its signs everywhere we look and we’re running out of time. Trump’s effort to attack our fuel economy standards is, in this light, insane. Please:  fight for our planet and our lives!

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