TOMORROW & WEDNESDAY (3/6-7) 11AM- 2PM EST
We’re asking for a full social media push against SESTA! The SESTA debate/vote will likely take place on Monday 3/12.
USE THESE #TAGS:
#SESTA (so people know the bill, S. 1693)
#StopSESTA (used mostly by the tech community)
We NEED YOU to take action! Tweet storms, phone/fax/email jams will be taking place nationally Tuesday & Wednesday 11am-2pm EST join us!
PUSH PUSH PUSH people to call their Senators! And KEEP CALLING!
Links for finding contact information for senate offices: https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact
Articles to share so people know what’s at stake:
Injustice Today article by Melissa Gira Grant on how FOSTA is opposed by people who work with trafficking victims
ThinkProgress article on how FOSTA conflates sex work with trafficking
Engadget article on how FOSTA is doing what is actually the oldest profession: throwing sex workers unders the bus
https://stopsesta.org campaign page from EFF
Article from EFF highlight actual anti-trafficking advocates who say SESTA will hurt survivors https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/10/sex-trafficking-experts-say-sesta-wrong-solution
For context re: Backpage 2016 https://supporthosechi.tumblr.com/post/152380686265/statements-from-our-collective-for-the-national
POWER HOUR against #SESTA starts NOW! Support sex workers, survivors and free speech online by demanding your reps say NO to Senate Bill 1693! #SurvivorsAgainstSESTA #LetUsSurvive
URGENT! Call your senators TODAY, #SESTA (S.1693) would shutter sites we use to work safely! Don’t force us out of work! #SurvivorsAgainstSESTA #LetUsSurvive
Use the tags #LetUsSurvive #SurvivorsAgainstSESTA for real-time updates, to take action and to support survivors, sex workers, free speech!
SWers, allies, co-strugglers! We need YOU to call/text senators! Tell them to vote NO on #SESTA! It hurts survivors, prevents us from sharing information freely online! Who is your rep? Find out here: https://www.senate.gov/senators/index.htm #SurvivorsAgainstSESTA #LetUsSurvive
#LetUsSurvive Like with any other job, we work to pay rent and bills. SESTA won’t stop us from working, it will just make us less safe. #SurvivorsAgainstSESTA
When you call: “Hi, my name is ___and I live in ___(city in district). I’m calling to urge Senator ____to vote NO on #SESTA, S. 1693 because it infringes on online free speech and community harm reduction practices.” #SurvivorsAgainstSESTA #LetUsSurvive
Don’t like calling your senators? We don’t blame you! But we still need you to take action against #SESTA Use this link to find your senator’s contact info! https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact #SurvivorsAgainstSESTA #LetUsSurvive
Support survivors? sex workers? Online free speech? Harm reduction models of community best practices? SAY NO to #SESTA. It will NOT protect trafficking survivors. It WILL further criminalize them and sex working people! #SurvivorsAgainstSESTA #LetUsSurvive
We do NOT need more criminalization! No more online policing or surveillance! We need community methods that keep us safe! Stop targeting sex working people! #SurvivorsAgainstSESTA