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04/22/2010

The 6 names Joe Solmonese wants you to move on #DADT

by Jeremy Hooper

At Michelangelo Signorile's "Path Forward" discussion, the HRC prez just gave these six senator's names as the ones to focus on in terms of the long overdue Don't Ask Don't Tell repeal:


Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) [(202) 224-5623]
Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) [(202) 224-4543]
Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) [(202) 224-3954]
Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE) [(202) 224-6551]
Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) [(202) 224-5274]
Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) [(202) 224-4024]

(click to play audio clip)

Call, write, email, show up. Place letters to the editor. Find a mic and grab it. First move yourself, then move the movement.

(*One tip: if you want great access to contact information that is not easily available, there is a great app for the iPhone called Congress+ ($4.99). Many of you can do this work from your damn pocket! There is really no excuse)

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2009's Total DADT Discharges: 443 [Queerty]

Obama AWOL on ‘Don’t Ask’ repeal? [DC Agenda]
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**UPDATE, 4/25: Here's the full audio from the "Path Forward" panel, for those who missed it: Full Audio: The Path Forward: An LGBT Leadership Town Hall [The Gist]

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