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2 Actions to kick off LGBT Pride Month

Action 1: Stand with our transgender neighbors who want to serve in the military.

  • Call Mike Turner at 202-225-6465
  • Call Rob Portman at 202-224-3353
  • Call Sherrod Brown at 202-224-2315

Script: Hi. My name is [NAME] and I’m calling from [ADDRESS]. Last year, the Department of Defense concluded there were no implications for readiness for transgender people serving in the military. Because of this, I would like [name] to support the amendment to the Defense Bill that would repeal the ban against transgender military service. Thanks. (for more information, click here)

 

Action 2: Oppose appointments of people who don’t value equality.

  • Call Rob Portman at 202-224-3353
  • Call Sherrod Brown at 202-224-2315

Script:Hi. My name is [NAME] and I’m calling from [ADDRESS]. I’m calling to oppose the president’s appointments of several people who have failed to show support for equal rights in their careers. I would like Senator [name] to vote no on:

  • Kenneth Marcus for Department of Education’s office of civil rights.
  • Ronald Mortensen for Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration.
  • Ryan Bounds to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Britt Grant to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Thomas Farr to the US District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina.
  • Patrick Wyrick to the US District Court, Western District of Oklahoma

 

 

 

Thanks to Jen Hofmann and the Americans of Conscience Checklist for these actions.

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