PLEASE CALL THE SENATORS ON THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE:
Urge them to call for more hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Equality Act and to place Callie H. Burt and Lynette Hartsell on the witness list. There are serious flaws in the legislation that must be amended so that the rights of women and girls are not abridged. The current legislation conflates sex with “gender identity” which effectively eliminates sex-based protections for females, and also explicitly requires that transgender-identified males–any male who claims to be a woman–be admitted into women’s facilities including bathrooms, locker rooms, and changing rooms, which infringes on the right of women and girls to privacy, safety, and dignity. Ms. Burt and Ms. Hartsell will be representing the Coalition for the Feminist Amendments, which is a coalition of organizations supporting the Feminist Amendments to the Equality Act. Ask the senators to please contact CoFA in this regard.
You may also wish to write an email in addition, but calling is more effective.
ALSO CONTACT THE WHITE HOUSE by email (the comment line phone number is currently unavailable) to let President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris know that you oppose the Equality Act unless it is amended to:
a) eliminate the conflation of sex and gender ‘identity’ and
b) eliminate incursions into women’s safe spaces and programs by trans-identified males.