Calling all Good Troublemakers!
I am writing to entreat you not to accept the ramming through of the new SCOTUS appointment without a fight. I am going to DC on October 17th to take part in the Women’s March to decry the hypocrisy of Republicans who denied President Obama the right to appoint a Supreme Court Justice nine months before a presidential election but who insist, a mere four years later, that Trump be allowed to make an appointment during a presidential election.
As important as our rise in DC, is our rise in key battleground states where Republican Senators are currently fighting to keep their seats. While we may not be able to count on Republican Senators to act out of principle or honor, it has been shown we can count on them to act out of self-interest.
We only need 4 Republicans to step out of their party line to change the outcome. Two have already pledged to do so, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and we would do well to thank, support, and encourage them to hold fast.
That leaves two more.
The Republican Senators vulnerable in this election are:
NORTH CAROLINA – Thom Tillis
Phone Number: (202) 224-6342
Address: 113 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
SOUTH CAROLINA – Lindsey Graham
Phone Number: (202) 224-5972
Address: 290 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
GEORGIA – David Perdue
Phone Number: (202) 224-3521
Address: 455 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
GEORGIA - Kelly Loeffler
Phone Number: (202) 224-3643
Address: 131 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
KENTUCKY – Mitch McConnell
Phone Number: (202) 224-2541
Address: 317 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
IOWA – Joni Ernst
Phone Number: (202) 224-3254
Address: 730 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
KANSAS – Roger Marshall
Phone Number: (202) 225-2715
Address: 312 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
TEXAS – John Cornyn
Phone Number: (202) 224-2934
Address: 517 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
COLORADO – Cory Gardner
Phone Number: (202) 224-5941
Address: 354 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
MONTANA – Steve Daines
Phone Number: (202) 224-2651
Address: 320 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
ARIZONA – Martha McSally
Phone Number: (202)-224-2235
Address: 404 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
ALASKA – Dan Sullivan
Phone Number: (202) 224-3004
Address: 302 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
Is one of these people your Senator? If so, you may be thinking, “My senator doesn’t care about me!” and you may be right, but I guarantee they care about their job. In their echo chambers on Capitol Hill, surrounded by their gang, they may feel they can get away with anything, but back at home, where they live and breathe and seek reelection, you may have a chance to sway them.
It is worth a phone call and an email and showing up (in a mask!) to your local Women’s March on October 17th to insist they stand against this unconscionable judicial power grab.
Here’s where you can find out how to contact your senator including those who aren't listed above.
Each of our voices matter and every day counts. Never stop believing we have the power to change outcomes! You just never know which of us, with our voice raised high, will become the tipping point.
in love, solidarity and rage until it’s right,