Thursday, June 8th - Tell Bruce Rauner to speak up on AHCA, Support Signs for Sellouts, and Support Counter-protest
ACTION #1: Call Governor Rauner and ask him to speak out on how AHCA will impact Illinois
ACTION #2: Support and Share Signs 4 Sellouts
ACTION#3: Sign up to attend counter-protest to anti-Muslim protest
Tools to use:
Script: Hi, my name is ____________ and I'm a registered voter in Illinois. I'm joining my democratic members of Congress in calling on the governor speak out against AHCA and to release numbers on the impact of AHCA on Illinois residents. I'm not sure why I haven't heard anything from the governor and I'd like his response to the Affordable Health Care Act.
Sign up to attend the counter-protest and share with all your friends
Why Today's Actions are Important
Action #1: Bruce Rauner and AHCA
Senators Durbin and Duckworth and all the Democratic Representatives from Illinois have signed a letter requesting that Governor Rauner stand up for Illinois, speak out against AHCA, and supply key informations as to how AHCA will impact Illinois. Governor Rauner has remained curiously silent on the issues of of American Health Care Act, perhaps because an odd side-effect of the bill is that Bruce Rauner will get a few million bukcback in the form of a tax break. Funny how that works.
Action #2: Signs for Sellouts
When Illinois Reps. Peter Roskam, Rodney Davis, Randy Hultgren, and Adam Kinzinger voted for the AHCA, they attacked the very Illinoisans they swore to protect.
We are here to let them know that Illinois will never forget this vote. Our voices will be heard whether they hold town halls or not, and we will remember in 2018.
This billboard campaign will a) place at least one static billboard in each of their districts and b) rent at least one mobile billboard that we will park in front of their district offices and bring to at least one rally in each district. If we make or beat our goal, we will expand this campaign to Rep. Bost, Rep. Lahood, and Rep. Shimkus.
Help us send a clear message to our Congressmen. They betrayed us by supporting Trumpcare, and Illinoisans won't forget it. Stand with us by contributing to this campaign or by joining your Indivisible group at indivisibleguide.com.
Action #3: Counter-protest to anti-Muslim protest
IMPORTANT: Our coalition of counter protesters will meet at 9:30 AM Saturday June 10th at the Heald Sq. Monument located on the Northwest Corner of Wacker Dr. and Wabash. The opposing group will be gathering on the Northeast Corner, closer to Trump Tower.
We are supporting the Counter-protest to the “March Against Sharia”. This counter-protest has been organized by the Chicago International Socialist Organization in coordination with People United Against Oppression and the Answer Coalition.
The “March Against Sharia” is being sponsored by Act for America, an organization that the Southern Poverty Law Center identifies as the largest anti-Muslim hate group in the U.S. https://www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/extremist-files/group/act-america
The focus on Sharia Law is a dog whistle for the anti-Muslim movement.
It is hoped that a counter protest will send a strong message of support to our Muslim brothers and sisters.
Indivisible Chicago believes in non-violent protest.