Women for Biden-Harris: Daily Digest, October 5

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29 Days Until Election Day

IN THE NEWS

Secret Service agents, doctors aghast at Trump’s drive outside hospital

Breaking quarantine and CDC guidelines, backlash from current and former Secret Service agents and medical professionals followed President Trump’s Sunday evening trip outside the hospital where he is being treated for the coronavirus, with experts saying the president endangered those inside his SUV.

We continue to pray for a speedy and safe recovery for the President and First Lady, and everyone infected by this virus.

LINK: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/10/04/trump-hospital-drive-criticism/

Alumni at Amy Coney Barrett’s undergrad school sign letter of concern

“Amy Coney Barrett has repeatedly shaded the truth about her own views and past associations,” the letter said. It added that Barrett “has demonstrated a judicial philosophy and record that fails to serve and protect the vulnerable in our society, including immigrants, those in the criminal justice system, and individuals reliant on the Affordable Care Act.”

We have 29 Days. What’s your voting plan? IWillVote.com

LINK: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/amy-coney-barrett-letter-concern-rhodes-college-alumni/ 

102-year-old woman who cast her ballot in PPE says to would-be voters, ‘Nobody should have an excuse’

“I think we can do it.” Lumpkin, a mother of four, grandmother of three and great grandmother of one, said she is looking to the next generation of voters to continue moving America and democracy forward.

LINK: https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Living/102-year-woman-casts-mail-ballot-ppe-voters/story?id=73389675

Memorial held outside White House in solemn reminder of more than 200,000 Americans killed by covid-19

20,000 chairs lined the Ellipse—representing a fraction of the more than 209,000 Americans who have died from COVID so far. The stunning tribute was organized by, Covid Survivors for Change, a group made up of families of victims and survivors who are calling for elected officials to “do more to develop a national plan for safety and recovery.” 

LINK: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/memorial-held-outside-white-house-in-solemn-reminder-of-more-than-200000-americans-killed-by-covid-19/2020/10/04/d6914098-0671-11eb-859b-f9c27abe638d_story.html

OPINION: I sat in the front row at the debate. Did Trump infect me with the coronavirus?

Kristin Urquiza is the founder of Marked by Covid. She spoke at the DNC and was invited to the debate to represent her father, Mark Urquiza, who had died of the coronavirus in June.

What’s your voting plan? IWillVote.com

LINK: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/10/03/front-row-trump-covid/ 

Gay men have taken over the Proud Boys Twitter hashtag

he Proud Boys hashtag, which members of the far-right group have been using, was trending Sunday after gay men on Twitter hijacked it and flooded the feed with photos of their loved ones and families and with memes.

LINK: https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/04/us/proud-boys-twitter-hashtag-gay-men-trnd/index.html


MONDAY

New England Women for Biden Weekly Phone Bank Mon, 10/5, 5:30pm–7:30pm EDT


Our Vote is our greatest weapon of change! Please join me in the fight to take back our government and elect Joe Biden President.

With 10 years experience training and running Phone Banks, at all levels, Ann will be with you every step of the way to answer questions, show you the ropes and offer unlimited support. Based in New England, this group welcomes women (and men) from around the US!

REGISTRATION URL https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/295872/


Young Americans and Students for Biden Weekly Friend Bank!

Join us every Monday at 7pm ET for a Young Americans and Students for Biden friends bank with Biden for President! This week’s theme is Gun Violence Prevention. We’ll have a briefing and training (and maybe even welcome special guests!) to talk about Joe Biden’s plans on that issue. After the speaking portion, we’ll all jump on the Vote Joe app to connect with our friends!

REGISTRATION URL https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/317036/


S.W.A.T. TEAM Phone Bank with Alyssa Milano

Join the S.W.A.T. Team with guest, Alyssa Milano, for a virtual phone bank on October 5 at 5pm ET for Biden/ Harris calling into Swing States.

Training will be provided on the call, no experience necessary.

Co-hosted by Jo Mamas and Women for Biden

Zoom link info will be provided prior to event.

REGISTRATION URL https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/336305/


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