I don’t know how many times I’ve heard some variation of this from friends & acquaintances...”I’m so glad that I live in such a progressive state. Massachusetts is doing such a great job.” Well, sorry to say this, but reality bites. We just lost a state senate election to a Pro-Life, anti-Planned Parenthood Republican. He … Continue reading Let’s not rest on our laurels MA: we need AVR now!
Here are some updates from the Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence, & our local group, HUGS. Please remember to SAVE THE DATE: Dec. 14, 7-9PM, Topsfield Congregational Church. A screening of the film NEWTOWN, to honor those lost at Sandy Hook. Hope to see you there! Concealed Carry Bill in Congress now! This update … Continue reading News From MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence
Please Read this Important Message from the MA Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America: OK, MASSACHUSETTS - You know how you wanted to DO SOMETHING to reduce gun violence in our nation??? THIS IS YOUR CHANCE. We are told the U.S. House will vote WEDNESDAY on Concealed Carry Reciprocity (CCR). This … Continue reading From the MA Chapter of Mom’s Demand Action – Concealed Carry Reciprocity
In light of recent mass-shooting horrors, I hope many of us can show up tomorrow IN ORANGE to let our legislators know that we want common sense gun laws, not more gun proliferation. Also there are several calls to action below - a letter to sign, an ask to send a letter to the committee … Continue reading ACTION ALERT: Hearing on Gun Bills 11/16/17
ACTION ITEM: We are doing a postcard campaign for AVR - Automatic Voter Registration. The bills are S373/H2091 and are currently in the Joint Committee for Election Laws. Below is information about the bill, including talking points. OUR GOAL: Send 10 postcards in support of AVR between Oct. 1-15. You can send 10 to your … Continue reading ACTION ITEM: Postcard Campaign to Support Automatic Voter Registration (again) – October 1-15
This important action item from Action Together Massachusetts: S.215 to promote & enhance civic engagement, which impacts the teaching of civics in public schools. This educational topic has been eliminated across the U.S., in an effort to reduce costs in schools. Let's support this action! Link to email list for committee members. ACTION ITEM: Support … Continue reading ACTION TOGETHER MASSACHUSETTS: Action Item: Support S.215 An Act to Promote and Enhance Civic Engagement
Click to tweet to @RepStephenLynch to demand a real Town Hall. Tweet during his show tonight, 6/5 from 8PM-10PM. Schedule tweets, or re-visit the list every couple of days to tweet again. Just remember to take a break to avoid Twitter jail! Tweet: You can run but you can't hide @RepStephenLynch. We want a #TownHall, … Continue reading Tweetsheets: Tell Rep. Stephen Lynch You Want a Town Hall
Hi everyone! H370 and H372 are going to the Joint Committee on Election Laws on June 8. (Read more here.) These are voter ID laws - creating barriers to voting for many people, especially people of color. Let's tweet to the Chairs & Vice Chairs of the committee to let them know we don't want … Continue reading Tweetsheets: Say NO to Voter ID Laws in Massachusetts
TweetSheet - let these CEO's that are still standing with #POTUS on climate change that you don't agree. Free free to post and share! Thanks! Tweet: .@mtbarra Take BOLD Climate Action NOW! Why are you still standing with #POTUS on climate change? Shame on you! pic.twitter.com/FH9n12Of2O Tweet: .@TobyCosgroveMD There is no Planet B. Why are … Continue reading Tweetsheets: Why are you still supporting #POTUS on climate change?
ACTION ALERT! Submit written testimony against these voter id bills, which will result in voter suppression in the state of MA. Hearing at the State House on June 8, 2017 at 1PM in A-2. Below is a 'cut-n-paste' email list of the Joint Election Laws Committee, as well as an email to copy and paste. … Continue reading Alert: H370/H372 Relative to Voting Laws in Massachusetts