FEDERAL LEGISLATION

The Military Justice Improvement Act

June 6, 2015 This legislation could be brought to a vote at any moment, and while Kirsten’s working around the clock to win every last vote of support from her colleagues, here’s what she needs from us right now:

Email your Senator and urge him or her to support critical reform.

Call your Senator. Click here to get his or her number right now.

If you’re on Twitter, click here to tweet at your Senator and demand support.

I mean it when I say that your voice is absolutely critical in getting our senators to take action to end the crisis of sexual assault in our military.

Stefanie

prosecutions of sexual assaults from commanding officers

I am forwarding you this message from national NOW asking us to contact our senators to ask them to support legislation put forward by Sen. Gillibrand, calling for moving the authority for prosecutions of sexual assaults from commanding officers.

When I spoke with Abi last week she mentioned that Senator Brown had still not signed on to this legislation, I don’t think that has changed.

They would like feedback from us as to the response we get, so if you call please send an email letting us know what happened.

This is something that can be done any time this week.

Thanks.  Anita Rios, President Ohio NOW  419-902-6618

Brown, Sherrod – (D – OH) Class I
713 HART SENATE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON DC 20510
(202) 224-2315
Portman, Rob – (R – OH) Class III
448 RUSSELL SENATE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON DC 20510
(202) 224-3353

1.Talking points for you to use when speaking with your Senators (whether in person or over the phone)

2.A sample Op/Ed on the subject. It would be great if y’all could submit this to some local newspapers this week. I left a section at the bottom for you to personalize it based on which state you are from but you don’t need to do that.