Since phone lines have been largely jammed up or closed down (thanks to our great work), some people have taken to faxing their Senators! The current call to action is on Betsy DeVos, because her vote is supposed to be tomorrow, but Senate Democrats plan to debate all night about her, so everyone will be wide awake!
Now, it’s 2017 and you probably don’t have a fax machine at home. The good news is you can fax for free via this link. I have taken the initiative to make a couple faxes for my Louisiana Senators that you are welcome to use:
Click here to download a fax to Senator Cassidy. It looks like this:
Click here to download a fax to Senator Kennedy. It looks like this:
If you don’t live in Louisiana, or would like to customize this, click here for a .docx file to use as a template. I got information on the number of students from the Louisiana Department of Education website (and I made estimates about the number of parents, and the numbers who would be voting age). I got the margin that each Senator was elected by from Wikipedia. As it stands, the template works best for a Republican Senator.
Remember, faxes are black and white!