ACT Social

Making social change requires applying pressure on the right people at the right time. Social media can be a powerful tool for putting pressure on your members of Congress.

The 2018 and 2019 federal budgets contained a total of nearly $3 billion for border wall construction. Those budgets were passed with broad bipartisan support, even from many Democrats who publicly stated they were opposed to wall.

 

LIST OF SENATORS WHO HAVE SUPPORTED BUDGETS WITH BORDER WALL FUNDING. 

The list below includes all of the Senators who voted for border wall funding in 2018 and/or 2019, along with their social media handles for Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. NOTE: Those names in bold type supported both the 2018 and 2019 budgets, for a total of about $3 billion in border wall funding.

Lawmakers need to know that we know and care that they are allocating our tax dollars for the border wall. Use the information above to craft a post for your social media followers, Or, copy/paste these sample posts:

SAMPLE POST 1:

The majority of American’s do not support construction of a #borderwall. Why are you still funding it?  @{pick a senator or two from the list below} #nowall @aymariposafilm

 

SAMPLE POST 2:

Border wall construction is devastating to borderlands wildlife and human communities, it doesn’t work, and drains taxpayer resources. Why does Congress continue to fund it? @{pick a senator or two from the list below} #nowall @aymariposafilm

 

SAMPLE POST 3:

I care about the #people #butterflies #jaguars #trees  of the borderlands. Stop funding #borderwall @{pick a senator or two from the list below}. #nowall @aymariposafilm

Go Graphic

You can use the photos below to illustrate your posts about borderlands protection.