Indivisible KC's Week in Action - Kansas, July 30th


Dear Indivisibles,

What a great showing we had on Tuesday! Thank you to everyone who came out to say that Kansas CityNo Trump in KC Rally rejects 45 and the bigotry, cruelty, inequality, and authoritarianism advanced by his administration. We estimate about 500 people were there at the peak in the afternoon (though many more people participated in protests organized by all kinds of groups throughout the day), and over a dozen people registered to vote! To see lots of photos and media coverage, check out the Event Story on our website.

In the News  

Keep up with the most impactful stories and be ready to take action on developing stories.

National News

  • The Trump administration is attempting to make numerous small changes to erode the endangered species act including protections for wolves, migratory birds, and every other wild animal in the United States. We are currently in the midst of a mass extinction, and the only question now is whether we'll try to slow the loss that's already happened or speed along until well after eagles and salmon are gone forever. Visit the NRDC website for calls to action to protect the environment.

Local News

Calls to Action  

Take action on your own schedule! Use your phone and computer to make your voice heard.

Protest the gag ruleSubmit a comment opposing the Title X Gag Rule - Comment period ends tomorrow!

Can you imagine visiting a doctor who, unbeknownst to you, was forced to withhold information about your best medical options? It’s unfathomable and dangerous. But that’s exactly how the Trump administration wants to treat patients under the nation’s family planning program, Title X.

They have proposed a rule that would prohibit Title X family planning providers, such as Planned Parenthood, from making abortion referrals even when requested by a patient. Medical professionals would essentially be banned from giving full and accurate information to their patients.

Every year, millions of people with low incomes rely on Title X for basic, preventive reproductive health care, including birth control, cancer screenings, and STI testing and treatment. If the clinics that currently provide this care are removed from Title X participation, these patients could lose access to this high-quality care and the ability to choose providers that meet their needs. The comment period ends tomorrow, July 31. Submit your comment opposing the gag rule today.

Election 2018

Kansas voters -- the time is now!  

Primary Voting

Primary Day is August 7th.  If you prefer, most area counties have options for advanced in-person voting. Follow the links below for more information about voting early where you are.

Still need to do some research? Check out Vote411, a nonpartisan guide compiled by the League of Women Voters for your customized set of candidate responses. Or, look for endorsement lists from organizations that represent your interests.

Now - get two friends and go vote!

Upcoming Events

Take action with others! Build energy and connection among like-purposed people. Check our social media frequently for more up-to-date event information.

Thursday, August 2nd

KC Loves RefugeesAre you outraged about family separation and the current administrations attacks on immigrants? Now is the time to do more! To get involved. To help build a movement. Advocates for Immigrant Rights and Reconciliation (AIRR) will meet Thursday, August 2 at 6:30 PM - 8 PM at SEIU Local 1: 4526 The Paseo, KCMO,to discuss how people can get involved and support immigrants in whatever capacity you can.

KC is a community of love, and we resolve to work in our hearts, with our words and actions, and with our votes to make KC a stronger, more interconnected, more loving community every day. Each of us has work to do. Sometimes it's uncomfortable, sometimes the work we have to do is on ourselves, but all of it is essential to achieving the dream of a More Perfect Union. Here in the heart of our nation, we are making the change we want to see.

We love you, Kansas City.

Shoulder to Shoulder,

Indivisible KC

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