ACTION ALERT: Tell CA Senate NO Draft Selection-to-Drive
BTC - The California Senate Appropriations committee will be holding a hearing
Monday morning to discuss federal and state appropriations and funding for SB
251, a bill mandating drivers sign up for wartime drafts or selective service in
the US military.
Several advocates, including the Identity Project, American Friends Committee
and local ACLU, have already submitted letters opposed to this identity mandate.
Organizers will be attending the National War Tax Resistance Coordinating
Committee Conference,in the Bay Area on May 6th & 7th.
Anyone of concern should note the following call to action:
TELL CA SENATE APPROPRIATIONS, NO ON SB 251
WHO: Anti-war, Anti-draft mandate, Anti-recruitment,or Anti-identity mandate
WHAT: Call to direct action opposing the passage or funding of SB 251 at the
California Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing
WHEN: Monday, May 9th 11 AM, 2011
WHERE: John L. Burton Hearing Room (4203), State Capitol Sacramento, CA
*If you can't attend, but you wish to watch or listen the
hearing click here.*
WHY: Opposing mandatory or coercive selective service sign-ons in order to
attain a California State drivers license
HOW: Write, call or contact appropriations committee members urging them to Vote
NO on 251.
* Here is a contact page to find your legislators.
* Here is an example letter of what you could write click here.
CA SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Senator Christine Kehoe (Chair)
Senator Mimi Walters (Vice Chair)
Senator Elaine Alquist
Senator Bill Emmerson
Senator Ted W. Lieu
Senator Fran Pavley
Senator Curren Price
Senator Sharon Runner
Senator Darrell Steinberg