JAN 6 ACTION ALERT

“JOIN US – JANUARY 6TH DAY OF REMEMBRANCE AND ACTION” This national event was organized by several different national groups.  Information for St. Louis rally: Time: Thursday, January 6, 3:30 – 5pm CSTLocation:  Southeast Corner of Brentwood and Eager Road, (8780 Eager Road)St. Louis, MO 63144 The League of Conservation Voters writes:  “Last January 6, the insurrection…

ACTION ALERT: Contact Gov. Mike Parson

Gov. Mike Parson (the “dang mask” Governor) wants to allow Missouri employees who lose their jobs because they refuse to comply with their employer’s requirement to wear a mask at work and/or  a requirement to be vaccinated, to be able to quite an receive unemployment benefits.Under current Missouri law, to be eligible for unemployment benefits…

ACTION ALERT: Anti-Semitism at St. Louis City Council

The St. Louis County Council allowed an anti-Semitic rant from Jeffrey Schaefer  (which included quoting Hitler, and blaming Jews for American slavery) which lasted more than three minutes during the “Open Mike”  portion of the Tuesday Council County meeting.  Chairwoman Rita Days did nothing to stop the rant/ Councilman Ernie Trakas left the chambers during the rant. Action:  Call…

Abortion Alert

It is appalling that the Supreme Court ruled that the Texas abortion law could remain in effect before the court had heard any arguments regarding the law.  Usually, when a lower court has entered a decision regarding a law that will be appealed, the Supreme Court stays the law pending appeal.  Also, comments made by the majority…

Sad News in Arlene and Zuleyma’s families

Dear MOmentum Members: Zuleyma and Arlene’s family have been hit hard with deaths from COVID.   Arlene’s brother David, who lived in western Kenya for many years with his wife, Gladys Kamonya,  just died this morning  of Covid, after two weeks in a hospital in western Kenya .   Gladys  had died about a week before…

MOmentum Book Club proposal

Although Trump was not re-elected (Thank Goodness!) the guardrails of democracy have been greatly weakened by  Trump and his enablers, so the threat to our democracy is far from over.MOmentum member Dan Lehocky is proposing  a book club for MOmentum members who want to read and  discuss one or more books (and articles) about how…

Action Alert re: Cyber Attack

Almost since the beginning of the Trump presidency there have been rumors that Russia and Vladimir Putin most likely have compromising information about Trump,  given his past trips as a businessman to Russia and the fact that Russia routinely spies on celebrities visiting the country, including following them, installing secret cameras in hotel rooms, etc.  These…

Sign Voter Proection Project Petition to Gov. Parson ASAP

MOmentum, as an organization,  has signed onto the Missouri Voter Protection Project Petition to Gov. Parson to extend the Covid-19 Safe Voting Provisions (e.g. the mail-in voting option and absentee options we had in the  2020 election.)Missouri Voter Protection Project asks that individuals also sign the Petition ASAP, as Missouri Voter Protection Project plans to submit…

Link to Op Ed by Zuleyma Tang-Martinez in St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Zuleyma is originally from Venezuela, and has been a U.S. Citizen since 1976. Her Commentary, “Trump Follows Despot Playbook Written by Chavez” can be accessed at the link below.       https://www.stltoday.com/opinion/columnists/zuleyma-tang-martinez-trump-follows-despot-playbook-written-by-chavez/article_0460709f-b5e4-52d4-833e-7ba8a54436b3.html