Thanks for taking a stand on filibuster reform

Thanks for helping to hold Majority Leader Harry Reid, and Senators Dianne Feinstein and Joe Manchin accountable for their filibuster stance.

Here are some ways you can spread the word:

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.@SenatorReid @SenFeinstein @Sen_JoeManchin Can we have #filibuster reform now? #p2 #Newtown via @CREDOMobile

Thanks for all you do.

–The CREDO Action Team

Here's a sample message to send to your friends:

After Newtown, we need filibuster reform more than ever

It was a shameful day when Republican senators, joined by four Democrats, blocked an up-or-down vote on a gun reform supported by 90 percent of Americans and 87 percent of gun owners. It was our best chance to pass any real common sense gun reform in the wake of Newtown. And it was killed by a filibuster.

But it was also a painful reminder that the fate of even a modest reform on guns, like expanding background checks, was largely sealed in late January when a rare opportunity to fix the filibuster was killed by Majority Leader Harry Reid and a handful of Democratic Senators.

Senator Dianne Feinstein, a passionate advocate for gun reform -- including a ban on assault weapons and high capacity ammunition magazines -- was one of those Senators. So was Senator Joe Manchin, author of the compromise amendment that would have led to the historic Senate passage of expanded background checks for gun owners, had it been allowed an up-or-down vote on the floor.

Tell Majority Leader Reid and Sens. Feinstein and Manchin: You bear responsibility for the Senate's shame in the wake of Newtown. Reconsider your position against reforming the filibuster and fixing our broken Senate.


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