The US Senate voted on Wednesday, April 17th to do nothing about the epidemic of gun violence in our country. Again. Even after 20 young children were gunned down in the sanctity of their classrooms. Why? How could this happen?
The senators who voted against stronger gun laws said that they receive 5-10 times the number of calls and emails against reform than they do from the 90% of Americans who support expanded background checks. Are you angry? Turn your anger into activism and make your voice heard. Send an email to your Members of Congress with just a few clicks. Easy, fast, meaningful.
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Letters to the Editor
Members of Congress read the local papers. Send a letter to the editor through our easy tool. We encourage you to write your own letter but we have provided some suggested talking points to help you. Write and submit a letter now.
Right now, send an email to both your US Senators and your Representative. Tell them you won’t stand for further inaction in Congress. Next time, they should vote for common sense, not special interests; families, not gun manufacturers. Click to send your message to Congress.
Use our FastTweet page to reach out to Senators via Twitter using your account. We have short, pre-written messages that you may use or edit as you choose.
You can reach your senator, or any senator’s DC office by calling the main Senate switchboard at (202) 224-3121. To find out which senators voted against expanded background checks, see the list below. Here’s what you might say when you call a Senate office.
For those who voted NO:
I am appalled that Senator ______ voted against the bipartisan, common-sense, expanded background check bill. For shame on Senator ______. I will remember this vote at reelection time. I am a member of Moms Demand Action and I vote.
For those who voted YES:
Thank you to Senator _______ for his/her support of the expanded background check bill. I appreciate the senator’s courage and will remember his/her vote at reelection time. I am a member of Moms Demand Action and I vote.
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