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Defeat the Trump Tax Scam

1,036,000 people in Texas would lose health insurance coverage 1,203,900 Texas families would see a tax increase

Before you lapse into a Thanksgiving food coma this week, here are a few ways to fight tax breaks for billionaires on the backs of the middle class.

Holiday Homework: Learn About Austin’s Police Union Contract and the Meet and Confer Negotiations with City Council

Next month, “Meet and Confer” negotiations resume. Just Liberty and the Austin Justice Coalition have developed new resources to educate the public.

Giving Thanks

Thank John Cornyn for Introducing Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Background Check System and Encourage Ted Cruz to Add His Name

Last week, Senator Cornyn and Chris Murphy (D-CT) introduced bipartisan legislation to improve the criminal background check system. Senator Cruz has thus far not added his name to the bill. Here are scripts for calling both Texas senators.

Script for Senator John Cornyn

Thank you for working across the aisle on commonsense gun legislation. A majority of mass shooters in this country have histories of domestic violence, and we’re glad that Sen. Cornyn is working in a bipartisan way to address gaps in the background check system that allow people with dangerous histories to obtain firearms. We hope this signals a willingness to take additional steps to confront the epidemic of gun violence in our country.

Script for Senator Ted Cruz

Your colleague, John Cornyn, has cosponsored a bipartisan bill to address gaps in the background check system that allow people with dangerous histories to obtain firearms. I encourage Sen. Cruz to join his colleague and add his name to this bill. Almost 10 percent of Sutherland Springs’ population was wounded or murdered by gunfire. If that is not enough to get Senator Cruz’s attention on gun violence, then what is?

Read more about the bipartisan bill >>

Thank you for your persistence in the resistance.

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