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 alsoRead more
Category Archives: USE YOUR VOICE 2019
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.Read more
The US House of Representatives will be voting on H.R.7 – Paycheck Fairness Act the week of March 25. It’s important that we contact our Members of Congress (MoC) regardless of party – anytime between now and MONDAY!Read more
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 beRead more
UPDATE: The House passed a bill to make ‘conversion therapy’ illegal in MA. How did your Rep vote? Senate is next.
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 Rep!Read more
Ron Beaty: How did your delegate vote? Barnstable Assembly passes a resolution to condemn “hate speech”
The Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates voted on a resolution condemning hate speech, see the list of who voted for and against. Read the language of the resolution and learn what you can do.Read more
UPDATE 3/5/19: Good news! This bill was voted favorably out of committee! This means it will be voted on by both the full house and senate. We will let you know when that vote is set and will ask you to contact your State Rep and Senator. We will also take action to contact the Governor and tell him notRead more
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 workRead more
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 ofRead more
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 rallyRead more
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,Read more
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 beenRead more
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 RepRead more
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 YOURRead more
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, IndivisibleRead more
Cape Cod Women for Change is a cosponsor of Sexual Health Lobby Day this year, joining the list of advocacy groups below. To join us, please register here and send an email to: CapeCodWomenforChange@gmail.com so we can make arrangements to carpool or meet you there if you are making your own arrangements.Read more