There is a full-blown assault on democracy happening before our eyes and a major tool for this assault is Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch.
While the impacts of the Trump administration will be huge in a vast number of realms, one that can have a very long-term effect is the Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch doesn’t share our democratic values and has consistently sided with the wealthy and powerful over the rest of us.
That’s why we need you to call your senators now as part of today’s nationwide Supreme Court call-in day! Dial 1-888-877-2040 and you will be routed directly to your senator’s office.
Below is an easy script you can use, or you can write your own.
Hello, my name is ______ and I am a resident of (city), (state) urging you to oppose the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. I have been reading some troubling things about Judge Gorsuch’s record on the issue of money in politics. We should not give someone a lifetime seat on the Supreme Court if they will favor corporations and the wealthy over ordinary people. We need a justice to protect everyone, not just those able to write big checks. Please oppose Judge Gorsuch.
Remember you have two senators! After you’ve spoken to one senator, please call back and ask to be connected to your other senator’s office. An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that the next justice appointed to the Supreme Court should be someone who favors less money in politics, not more.
Call now and make sure your voice is heard.
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-- The RootsAction.org Team
P.S. RootsAction is an independent online force endorsed by Jim Hightower, Barbara Ehrenreich, Cornel West, Daniel Ellsberg, Glenn Greenwald, Naomi Klein, Bill Fletcher Jr., Laura Flanders, former U.S. Senator James Abourezk, Frances Fox Piven, Lila Garrett, Phil Donahue, Sonali Kolhatkar, and many others.
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