Restore Fairness to Our Courts
If we are going to enact just laws and pass crucial legislation, we must act now to restore fairness and balance in our courts.
By controlling the selection of judges, Republicans seek to overturn the will of the people. Through manipulation of the rules, they have appointed 16 of the last 20 Supreme Court Judges. Donald Trump, a man who lost the popular vote, just appointed over a quarter of the federal judiciary to lifetime appointments. Many of these judges were rated as unqualified.
In order to return fairness and balance to our courts, experts have long said we should expand the Supreme Court and impose term limits.
Action: Contact Senators Murray and Cantwell and make your voice heard.
Script: My name is ______ and I am calling as a member of Olympia Indivisible. For too long, Republicans have gamed the appointment of Federal Judges in order to strike down legislation our country urgently needs. We must act now to return balance and fairness to our courts.
I urge you to do three things:
Contact WA Senators
Olympia Indivisible’s Members Are Invited to Grey Indivisible’s Talk with Kim Wyman
Washington Elections: State of the Art
Panorama’s Grey Indivisible will host a virtual meeting with Secretary of State Kim Wyman on February 11th at 10:30AM. She will discuss her work as Secretary of State with Don Whiting who is a former Washington Legislative staff member, Elections Office.
Secretary Wyman begins her third term this month and is the only statewide Republican office holder on the West Coast.
Action: Register here to attend this informative meeting. After registering you will immediately receive a confirmation and a link to the Zoom meeting.
Get To Know the Representatives for State and Local Positions in Our Area
Action: Come to the OI Website at any time by just putting the words Olympia Indivisible into your browser. You will find contact information for all your representatives, handy links with email addresses and phone numbers, as well as links to representative’s websites, and in some cases links to the WA Legislative websites showing what committees they are on and bills they are supporting.
Extra points for being able to name the faces below.
Any of the links below will take you to the website and to the section of your choice.
Elected Officials Representing the Thurston County Area
Be a Legislative Superhero!
Olympia Indivisible members can help make Washington a more equitable, safe, just, and resilient state by supporting progressive bills during the 2021 WA Legislative session. We now have access to the Take Action Network (TAN), a powerful free online platform which allows you to weigh in on the issues that mean the most to you with targeted efficacy and one-click ease. Together, our voices can make a difference!
Action: Register Here for Take Action Network 101 and learn how fast and easy it is to use TAN. After registering, you will immediately receive a confirmation and a link to the Zoom meeting.
Take Action Network 101 gets you set up with TAN, shows you how to use it, answers your questions and provides support. Register now, because the Legislative Session ends in 75 days!
Take Action Network 101 & Check-In (every Friday at 5pm)
Next Training: Friday, Feb 12, 2021, 5-6pm Register Here
Bonus Material No Action Required -- Enjoy
Here is a bit of inter-team synergy. Your Facebook Team presents the best post from OI Public Facebook page for the week of 02-05-2021. Reviewed by 1,780 Facebook viewers. A little sarcasm never hurt anyone.