Category: Take Action!
Posted by Kristen Arnim | Jan 20, 2017 |
Political news has been all-consuming this week. The inauguration, Trump’s cabinet nominee hearings, ramifications of dismantling the Affordable Care Act. But there’s something newsworthy that you may not have heard about. Congress quietly passed legislation that puts public lands one step closer to demise. The obscure and not highly publicized congressional budget rule change essentially does away with any value provided by national forests, wildlife refuges, and BLM land. Because the rule states these lands don’t provide any value, they can circumvent a law that prevents transfer of federal property if it hurts the budget. This makes it...Read More
Posted by Rachel Shapiro | Jan 12, 2017 |
Posted by Kristen Arnim | Jan 8, 2017 |
Join others across the country Monday, January 9, to take action against President Elect Trump’s cabinet picks. Day Against Denial, 350.org, and other organizers are asking citizens to come together and let their representatives know we do not support climate deniers and fossil fuel advocates in the upcoming administration. Assessments in the senate for the cabinet picks begin this upcoming week. As lawmakers begin to scrutinize and ask questions, it is crucial for the citizens they represent to sound their voices. Take part in rallies, write emails, make phone calls. Day Against Denial has provided demonstration toolkits to help activists. Join...Read More
Posted by Rachel Shapiro | Jan 6, 2017 |