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BACKGROUND: The Freedom to Vote Act will protect our freedom to vote by ensuring that Americans can register to vote, cast a ballot, and have that ballot counted fairly. This is critical to preserving democracy, but we are going to have to push it through the Senate. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) is looking for 10 Republicans to support the Act, but on 10/20 all Republicans voted no even to a discussion of the bill. All Democrats voted yes, but Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) switched his vote to a no so that, as a member of the majority, he could bring the measure back up later. We are asking Democratic Senators to publicly advocate that the filibuster be bypassed so that this legislation be passed. The next 4 to 8 weeks will be the last and most critical time to pressure the Senate to get voting rights legislation to Biden’s desk.
CALL TO ACTION: Developed with Common Cause, these postcards are asking constituents of moderate Senator Chris Coons to thank him for his support of the Freedom to Vote Act and asking him to do everything he can – including fixing the filibuster – to pass this critical legislation.
Postcards will be easy to fill out: they only require a short, handwritten message and placement of an address label and stamp on the card.
DETAILS: Each kit contains 50 postcards, stamps and pre-printed address labels. Postcards will be easy to fill out: they only require a short, handwritten message and placement of an address label and stamp on the card. The cost per kit is $25 (check or Venmo) with contactless pickup in North Cambridge. Postcards should be mailed within one week.