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The protest letters I'm sending

I've put together a couple of letters I plan on sending to relevant representatives and electors. I know it's not much, but it's a start.

In case it's helpful for anyone to send their own letters, here's the verbiage I'm using. It's not so much that it's super great or anything, but if not having to write it yourself makes it easier for you to send some, by all means feel free to copy these.

Here's the one I'm writing in protest of Stephen Bannon's appointment:

Dear Representative,

My name is Phoebe Roberts, a member of your constituency, an adjunct professor at Lesley University, and a concerned citizen. I am writing to you today to ask that you register displeasure at the appointment of white supremacist Stephen Bannon as White House Chief Strategist.

Bannon was “the main driver behind Breitbart becoming a white ethno-nationalist propaganda mill,” according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. To support this appointment is a destructive, racist position that would damage the wellbeing of so many diverse Americans. His presence in such a position legitimizes and normalizes hate in a manner that will create a license to discriminate against and harm many different kinds of people.

I ask that you speak out against this appointment as a representative of not only some kinds of Americans, but all of them.

Sincerely yours,
-Phoebe Roberts

And here's what I'm sending to Electoral College members asking that they not vote for Trump:

Dear Elector,

My name is Phoebe Roberts and I work as an adjunct professor at Lesley University. As an educator of future generations, and a citizen of the United States as well as the global community, I urge you not to cast your electoral vote in favor of Donald Trump.

His ignorance, inexperience, bigotry, and dishonesty makes him too dangerous a prospect to hold the highest office in the land. He will discriminate against the disabled, the poor, people of color, and the LGBT community. He will wreck the economy. He will destroy the environment and risk world war. Those of us who survive will suffer from his influence for years to come, and many of us will not survive.

Vote instead with your conscience and for the safety and wellbeing of our great nation. Do not give your electoral vote to Donald Trump.

Sincerely yours,
Phoebe Roberts

Small steps. It's something. We have to fight.

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( 2 comments — Leave a comment )
Nov. 14th, 2016 10:58 pm (UTC)
I'm trying to write Marco Rubio if I can get back to the US in time. Have shared with others in Florida. Unfortunately he is not great at listening to people. :( Fortunately he should personally dislike Trump?
Nov. 15th, 2016 06:55 pm (UTC)
Thanks for posting these. I cribbed from the Bannon one while calling my reps.
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My name is Phoebe. I'm Boston area theater professional and English professor focused in writing, acting, directing, and modeling. I'm known for having lots of interests, lots of opinions about those interests, and a very high estimation of the value thereof. This blog is for talking about whatever's on my mind, from my daily life to my activities to musing on any number of abstract topics. Thanks for taking the time to read.

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Base Instruments
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"The Tailor at Loring's End" screenplay
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"Adonis" screenplay
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