I think we can all agree that things are currently bananas in the United States.
Between the constant Islamophobic attacks, anti-Semitic bomb threats, jarring racism, xenophobia, anti-Immigration executive orders, and anti-choice bills, things are pretty much madness in the United States.
It’s easy to feel like you don’t have any control over the situation, especially if it’s hard for you to attend rallies or protests in your area. So we’re going to make it easy for you: this is exactly how to get in touch with your senators and representatives any way you want to.
If you want to email your representatives, this directory will first help you find your rep and then it will lead you to their website, which will enable you to send them a direct email. The directory also includes phone numbers.
If you want to email your senator, this directory will help you find you senator and then will lead you to their contact page, which will allow you to email them through a contact form. The directory also includes phone numbers.
Luckily, most senators and representatives these days are on both Facebook and Twitter. And they all usually have the blue verification check mark next to their profile to confirm that it is, in fact, their real Twitter or FB profile. For Facebook, simply tag them in a post. For Twitter, you can tweet @ them.
If You Want to Oppose the Defunding of Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood makes it super easy to take action. Just go here and you will have the option to send a message, sign a petition, or call your senators/representatives. Even better? They give you a script so you know exactly what to say.
If You Want to Oppose The Muslim Bans
The ACLU provides a cut-and-paste message here so you can email or message your senators and representatives and tell them that you will not stand by the racist executive order.
Lena Finkel is the Editor and Founder of Femestella. Prior to starting Femestella, she worked at People, InStyle, Tiger Beat, and Sesame Workshop (aka Sesame Street). She loves all things Real Housewives and The Challenge. When she’s not busy binge-watching TV, you can find her taking an absurd amount of photos of her tuxedo cat Tom.