Flood Feinstein – Call All Day! Neil Gorsuch is Supremely Extreme

The Senate Judiciary Committee will open hearings on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to SCOTUS on Monday, March 20th.  Democratic Senators will try to get a fix on Gorsuch’s legal views. We expect Gorsuch will try to say as little as possible.

Flood Feinstein: DC (202) 224-3841, LA (310) 914-7300, SF (415) 393-0707, SD (619) 231-9712, Fresno (559) 485-7430

Script: Hi, I’m calling from [zip code] to tell you I am terrified about Gorsuch’s appointment to SCOTUS. He could affect progressive causes, gay and transgender rights, affirmative actions and reproductive rights, just to name a few. Please do all you can to expose his ultra conservatism. Please do all you can to block his nomination. Thank you.

Feinstein on Gorsuch last month:  “I think we are dealing with someone who is impressive, so we’ll see.” 

Educate yourself on Gorsuch’s conservative positions. He has not ruled on many issues, but the legal road signs are there: Continue reading “Flood Feinstein – Call All Day! Neil Gorsuch is Supremely Extreme”

Vote NO on Gorsuch for Supreme Court, the Extremist at the Heart of Hobby Lobby

Remember Hobby Lobby?  Neil Gorsuch voted in favor of Hobby Lobby when, citing “religious liberty,” it refused to provide contraceptive coverage for its employees.

Gorsuch is a Constitutional originalist, interpreting the Constitution as if we were still living in the 18th century. His Hobby Lobby “religious liberty” decision permitted legalized discrimination against the LGBTQ community and limits to contraceptive access. He will vote against gay marriage, abortion, immigrant and death-with-dignity rights, gun and environmental restrictions and to expand “Citizens United.”

For Senators Feinstein and Harris: (DC switchboard (202) 224-3121, other #’s below.)

Script: I’m [NAME], a constituent. I’m calling to let [Senator’s NAME] know that I do not support Neil Gorsuch’s nomination. I’m concerned that Gorsuch is a Constitutional originalist and out of touch with the modern world. His ultra-conservative, radical views on issues like gun rights, reproductive freedom, and environmental protections do not reflect the views of the majority of Americans.

Feinstein Contacts: DC (202) 224-3841, LA (310) 914-7300, SF (415) 393-0707, SD (619) 231-9712, Fresno (559) 485-7430

Harris Contacts: DC (202) 224-3553, LA (213) 894-5000, SAC (916) 448-2787, Fresno (916) 448-2787, SF (415) 355-9041, SD (619) 239-3884

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Say No to Supreme Court Hearings until Trump/Russia Criminal Probe is Completed

The investigation should be via independent commission with a special prosecutor. Trump should not be permitted to appoint Supreme Court justices (who could be on the court for generations) until the American people learn the truth about his legitimacy as a president.

Call Senators Feinstein and Harris: (DC switchboard (202) 224-3121, other #’s below.)

Script: Hello, my name is [NAME] and I’m calling from [CITY, ZIP]. I’m calling to urge Senator Feinstein/Harris ] to block any Supreme Court Hearings until both a Special Prosecutor and the FBI completes their investigations into the Russian financing of Trump’s campaign and the foreign hacking of an American political party.

Demand that Congress investigate Trump’s ties with Russia and potential Russian interference in the election before conducting any hearings on Supreme Court nominees. The investigation should be via independent commission with a special prosecutor. Trump should not be permitted to appoint Supreme Court justices (who could be on the court for generations) until the American people learn the truth about his legitimacy as a president. Thanks to the way the Republicans handled the Merrick Garland nomination, there is precedent to justify delaying hearings for a year or more.

Feinstein Contacts: DC (202) 224-3841, LA (310) 914-7300, SF (415) 393-0707, SD (619) 231-9712, Fresno (559) 485-7430

Harris Contacts: DC (202) 224-3553, LA (213) 894-5000, SAC (916) 448-2787, Fresno (916) 448-2787, SF (415) 355-9041, SD (619) 239-3884

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Today’s Action Plan – Tonight’s Town Hall, White House Comment Line & The Resistance Calendar

1. Julia Brownley’s ACA Town Hall tonight! Inside or outside, check out the plan on our earlier posts. See here and here.

2. Pull out your phones and put this number on speed dial… (202) 456-1111.

The White House Comment Line is back in business! See this week’s action plan for ideas and scripts for the important issues of the day.

3. Michael Moore has put together an online calendar for all resistance activities everywhere.

https://www.resistancecalendar.org

Everybody, let’s use this. We’ve entered our Town Hall and are monitoring to see how long it takes for posts to be approved.

 

This Week’s Actions: Contact your Members of Congress Regarding…

THIS WEEK’S ACTION ITEMS
TOWN HALL MEETING UPDATES:

Feinstein: She’s speaking at a gathering in San Francisco on the 24th. It is sold out.
Harris: Check back with her website later this week.
Brownley: We’ll be there – and you should be too! Tuesday, February 21, Healthcare Town Hall, Click here for information

(Call them all and tell them that this is important to you and you’re waiting… We called them all and said “What about Ventura County? – We voted for you too!)

FOR CONGRESSWOMAN JULIA BROWNLEY:
((202) 225-5811 DC, (805) 379-1779 Oxnard, (805) 379-1779 T.O.)

A. Trump and Russia: Ask her to confirm support for H.Con.Res.15 – Asserting that Congress should expend the resources necessary to investigate thoroughly the nature and extent of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, including whether there was collusion between persons associated with the Russian government and persons associated with the presidential campaign of Donald J. Trump to influence the outcome of the election.

B. Planned Parenthood: Brownley opposes HR 354 – “Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2017”. Call her up and thank her for supporting PP.

C. Say “No” to Steve Bannon being on the Security Council. Brownley is cosponsoring HR 804 “Protect the National Security Council From Political Interference Act of 2017”. Call her up and thank her.

FOR SENATORS FEINSTEIN AND HARRIS:
(DC switchboard (202) 224-3121, other #’s below.)

1. Oppose David Friedman for Ambassador to Israel
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