Acts of Gratitude

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

Thank Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI), during Senate Judiciary Committee, for continuing to ask judicial nominees, under oath, if they have a history of sexual assault or harassment. I am so grateful to you for highlighting this important issue.

Address: 300 Ala Moana Blvd, Rm 3-106, Honolulu, HI 96850

Thank Evan Rachel Wood, Actor, for standing up for survivors of sexual assault by testifying about her own experiences before Congress and supporting Sen. Shaheen’s Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act. I appreciate your courage.

Address: Twitter: @evanrachelwood

Thank Sen Ron Wyden (D-OR) for asking the biggest manufacturer of voting machines whether remote-access software is enabled on its systems. Thank you for repeatedly asking tough questions about securing American voting technology, and recognizing that securing elections is not a partisan issue. You rock!

Address: 911 NE 11th Ave. Suite 630, Portland OR, 97232

Thank Al Hoffman, [real estate developer and major Republicans donor] for saying “enough is enough.” Refusing to donate to politicians unless they support a ban on the sale of military-style firearms will save lives.

Address: 12530 Seminole Beach Road, North Palm Beach, FL

Thank Governor Gina Raimondo (D-RI) for creating a Red Flag Executive Order to keep firearms out of the hands of those with records of committing violence and/or abuse. You’re setting a trend for the rest of the country’s leaders to follow.

Address: Office of the Governor, 82 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02903

Thank Governor Kate Brown (D-OR) for signing legislation that improves safety for abuse survivors from people under restraining orders or convicted of domestic abuse. I’m grateful you’re setting a trend for our country’s leaders to follow.

Address: Office of the Governor, 900 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301