Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Safe Communities Act is stuck in committee. It will never be brought to the legislative floor for a legislative vote, if it is not voted out of committee. Our own Sheriff here on Cape Cod has now agreed to take money from the federal government to make his deputies extensions of ICE

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Two events to help keep you involved this weekend!

AFTER THE MARCH. Now what? Get involved. Two events this Sunday will include chances to take action, do some networking, and have some fun.  Both events will include opportunities to fill out postcards that will be sent to legislators. We are approaching the deadline to get two bills we support – An Act to End Child Marriage in MA and

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Call to Action: Immigration in MA, tell legislators and the governor to support ‘The Safe Communities Act’

Contact the chairs of the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, the bill is sitting in this committee and will get nowhere if they don’t vote it out of committee and move it to the floor for a vote- DEADLINE Feb 7.
Among other things this bill, filed in both the MA house and the senate, operates within federal laws, despite what critics and opponents will say. Let’s be clear, this would not defy federal laws and subject us to the loss of federal funds. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

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Cape Cod Women’s March and Women’s March Film Screening/Postcard Party and more!

Cape and Islands Women’s March on the Village Green at 11am. Gather on the Village Green for speakers then a march down to Sea Street. Join us Saturday, January 20 at the Falmouth Public Library, at 2pm for the Women’s March Film and then writing postcards to our legislators and the judiciary committee for the Act to End Child Marriage in Massachusetts!

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CALL TO ACTION: Add your voice to STOP Child Marriage in MA!

THIS BILL DID NOT GET VOTED OUT OF COMMITTEE. WHY NOT?  WE ARE ASKING THOSE QUESTIONS AND WILL LET YOU KNOW. MEANTIME, REMEMBER THIS WHEN YOU ARE VOTING FOR STATE LEGISLATORS. ASK THEM TO COMMIT TO SUPPORTING THIS BILL NEXT YEAR. LEARN THEIR POSITION ON THIS BILL AND OTHER BILLS THAT IMPACT WOMEN.  (stay tuned)   Do you know that

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