Author Archives: Cape Cod Women for Change

Release the full Mueller Report! We are joining a national protest rally, Thursday, JOIN US!

Help spread the word! Share this post, download a flyer to share, and/or share the graphics at the bottom of the page on social media. We are joining a national network of protests on Thursday at 5pm.  There are three protest rallies scheduled on Cape Cod and one on Martha’s Vineyard. Details below. To find an event near you, anywhere

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UPDATE: Call to Action- Please contact your MA State Senator – help 8700 needy children!

UPDATE: The senate passed this bill and it was headed for engrossment then off to the Governor’s desk. The roll call for the vote is here. Vinnie DeMacedo supported an amendment that would have watered this bill down, but that amendment failed – this is the roll call for the amendment, he also offered his own amendment that would also

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UPDATE: How did your senator vote? Senate to vote on a bill to make ‘conversion therapy’ illegal THURSDAY – quick action needed!

The bill, H140: An Act relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors, would make harmful “conversion therapy” for minors, illegal. Please contact your State Senator! Details and contact info here.

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‘Be the Dragon!’ Thoughts on our righteous anger

BE THE DRAGON! By Laurie Veninger Recently, I have been reading Rebecca Traister’s Good and Mad, about the amazing history of the women’s movement and the often unspoken anger that propels it. It is not new to me that women are viewed and judged differently to men; that a woman speaking passionately is often deemed hysterical; that a wronged woman

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UPDATE: CALL TO ACTION! Call or send an email to committee members- there is no minimum age for marriage in MA!

Please share this post using the provided share buttons or this short link: https://wp.me/p76Khk-2pV Do you know in Massachusetts girls as young as twelve can marry?  Do you know that that girls as young as 14 are being forced to marry much older men in this state? These marriages essentially legalize sex with under-aged girls, acts that would otherwise be

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Why the issue of vaccinations hits us close to home – his name is Ollie

We’ve shared some news stories about the impact of not vaccinating children on our Facebook page and have been surprised at the numbers of people who not only want to defend their decisions to not vaccinate and insist it’s their “right,” but share information suggesting that vaccinating is more dangerous than not vaccinating. There are six of us who work

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Ron Beaty, AGAIN. What can we do? UPDATE

Update. Ron Beaty didn’t show up to face a standing room only crowd who came from all over Cape Cod to confront him. Despite his excuses of a “family emergency” during the meeting he was tweeting about the weather. The Cape Cod Times captured the meeting in a photo spread that leads with his empty desk and includes photos of

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ACTION ALERT: Trump’s Fake National Emergency Declaration – Protest on Monday, and Call or Email your MoC

Around the country, Monday, Feb 18, there are actions taking place to protest Trump’s National Emergency.  To find a rally near you – check here. On Cape Cod: Indivisible Outer Cape will gather at noon in front of Provincetown Town Hall. Lower Cape Indivisible will host a rally at noon at the Orlean’s Rotary. Falmouth Progressives will host a rally

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Friday – One Day CALL TO ACTION – Tell Betsy DeVos to Protect Campus Sexual Assault Survivors!

Quick and Easy Action! Everything you need is here. Comments are open from 12 AM to 11:59 PM, Friday February 15. The issue regarding rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment on college campuses: In late 2018, Devos issued her own Title IX guidance, to the immediate alarm of advocates for sexual assault survivors and women’s rights groups. Among other things,

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Call to Action- Barnstable Sheriff Community Meeting re: partnership with ICE

Please join us at the Barnstable County Sheriff’s community meeting regarding the department’s partnership with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Wednesday February 13, at 3pm, 239 Main St. in Buzzards Bay (map). The information and propaganda surrounding the Barnstable County Sheriff’s signing onto the to the federal program, 287g – essentially becoming an arm of ICE – has been

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You can help us get SPONSORS for these important bills, here’s how:

Friday is the deadline for bills filed in the MA legislature for this session (2019-2020), to be sponsored. Sponsoring a bill is the first sign of support we seek from our State Senators and Representatives. The more sponsors a bill has, the better it will do on the road to becoming a law. Please call or email your State Rep

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IMMEDIATE ACTION ALERT – ACT NOW – TODAY – for Government Transparency in MA

UPDATE: This did not pass. There are still going to be times when we don’t know how our OWN reps vote, and there will still be bills allowed to DIE in committee. We will support the effort to fix this next time around, in 2 yrs, at the beginning of the next session. Please take a minute today, USE YOUR

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Indivisible Events – Two Opportunities to Get Involved in Early February, Join Us!

Outer Cape ACTIVISTS MEETUP speakers, postcards, pizza, + kid’s art table Join local activists: learn about issues support legislation all materials provided Saturday, FEBRUARY 9, 11am – 1pm, Preservation Hall, 335 Main Street, Wellfleet, Mass. 02667, info: 508 237 3133   ~ this event is free ~ Presented by: Cape Cod Student Activists, Cape Cod Women for Change,capecool.org, Climate Action, Indivisible

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