Rapid Response: Call your senators to oppose the nomination of Jeff Sessions to be the next Attorney General

Jeff Sessions has made a career of fighting against equal rights for women, people of color and LGBTQ people.

The Senate is expected to vote on Sessions later this week and, as of today, he has enough votes to pass.

Even if your senator already opposes Sessions – even if you already called about it – it is still crucial that they hear from you. Calls that support a good position they are already taking will help to strengthen their backbone for other fights against Trump.

Call the Capitol switchboard at (202) 224-3121.

Call one Senator and then the other.

If the line is busy or they are not answering, find your senator here: https://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm and find a number for an in state office.


Here’s what you can say:

  • I am a constituent calling to express strong opposition for the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General.
  • Sessions was rejected for a federal judgeship in 1986 for being too racist and has spent his career opposing voting rights.
  • He has fought against equal rights for women, people of color, and LGBTQ people.
  • Session’s voting record in the U.S. Senate is indicative of his disregard for many of the laws and programs for which he will be responsible for enforcing.
  • Please strongly oppose Jeff Sessions for Attorney General.




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Senators: Investigate Israeli Violence!

No one should be killed for taking part in a peaceful protest. It’s up to us to call on progressive Senators to investigate Israel’s massacre in Gaza that killed over 100 Palestinians wounded 12,000 others.

Huge Palestinian march with text overlaid reading "support the #greatreturnmarch"


Ahed’s courage in standing up against the occupation inspired a global audience to stand alongside her. And together with a huge media response to her story, Israel’s military court bowed to pressure and handed down it’s minimum sentence.

bds movement NOMINATED FOR nobel prize

Norwegian MP Bjørnar Moxnes has nominated the Palestinian-led movement for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions for the Nobel Peace Prize!


Israel systematically prosecutes as many as 700 children in military courts each year. Email your Rep to support Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act, H.R. 4391.

End the Deadly Exchange

When US law enforcement trade tactics with the Israeli police and military, Israel deepens its military occupation and the US heightens its violence of policing.