Acts of Gratitude

Get out your stamps, postcards, and sparkle markers for some gratitude mail. Ready?

Thank Sally Hudson, Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia, for bringing together University Democrats and College Republicans to discuss ranked choice voting. You are teaching tomorrow’s leaders that good government is bipartisan.

Address: Garrett Hall L032, P.O. Box 400893, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Thank Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (D-CA) for informing Oakland residents of an upcoming ICE raid. I stand with Oakland’s sanctuary city policy and appreciate your decision to protect all of Oakland’s citizens.

Address: Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 3rd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612

Thank Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) for persevering on prison sentencing reform. Thank you for prioritizing justice for all, reducing wasteful expense, and promoting the systemic change we need. I commend you for standing strong in the face of opposition.

Address: 135 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510

Thank Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) for her comments about the climate crisis. Certainly with sea ice at a 40-year low, sea-level erosion, and villages needing to relocate, your concern for Alaska is well-founded. Thank you for departing from your party’s ostrich approach to planet health. I am eager to see your policy ideas for improvement. Thank you.

Address: 510 L Street, Suite 600, Anchorage, AK 99501

Thank Edward Stack, CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods, for his public promise to stop selling assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines, to raise the minimum age for purchase to 21, and for reaffirming store policy to not sell bump stocks. I especially appreciate you imploring politicians to implement common sense gun control. Thank you for your leadership.

Address: Dick’s Sporting Goods, 345 Court Street, Coraopolis, PA, 15108

For more, go to Americans of Conscience Action Checklist

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