We are all shocked and dismayed following last week's horrific killings at UC Santa Barbara. Mass killings have become a regular part of our lives but our legislators do nothing to enact new laws to curb gun violence in the United States. Yet, with all our outrage, we have done little ourselves to hold their feet to the fire. It is up to us to force our representatives to represent. We cannot blame our government unless we take action ourselves and put heat on those who argue our interests in Washington.
Richard Martinez, the father of victim Christopher Michaels-Martinez is urging anyone and everyone who will listen to join him in demanding immediate action by lawmakers in DC. He is asking people to send postcards to their representatives – or to every representative – with a simple, clear message: "NOT ONE MORE!"
We have decided to echo Martinez's call-to-action. To do our part, we are providing a code for three postcard credits (one for each senator and one for your congressional rep.). This is a big expense for us, so please only use the code if your are willing to help.
We have also entered ever senator and congressperson's mailing address in Postography. Just tap "Representatives" on the Add Recipient screen for a full list. Enter your ZIP Code for your own reps or just go down the list and check every name to write everyone.
Download Postography on your iPhone and enter "NOTONEMORE" (ALL CAPS) for your three postcard credits. If you already have Postography, logout and then login again to enter your code.
We have sent 535 postcards (congress and senate) and used the attached image which you can download here or send from the feed in the app. Feel free to send any image that you want. Please take a moment to do your part. It has been too long and there have been far too many deaths. Ask your representatives to step up and strengthen gun control laws, then tell your friends to do the same.
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