1. Do your Members of Congress recognize the urgency of abolishing nuclear weapons?

Members of Congress need to hear, above all, from their own constituents. If you don’t know who yours are, find them here.

2. If they have already co-sponsored the Norton bill and signed the ICAN Pledge click to thank them, and urge them to do more.

Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC)

Jim McGovern (MA-2)

Barbara Lee (CA-13)

Carolyn Maloney (NY-12)

Pramila Jayapal (WA-7)

Mark Pocan (WI-2)

Rashida Tlaib (MI-13)

Ilhan Omar (MN-5)

Click to thank these for signing the ICAN Pledge and urge them to co-sponsor the Norton bill:

Earl Blumenauer (OR-3)

Ro Khanna (CA-17)

Betty McCollum (MN-4)

Click to thank these for co-sponsoring the Norton bill and urge them to sign the ICAN Pledge:

Ayanna Pressley (MA-7)

Peter Welch (VT)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14)

Andy Levin (MI-9)

Mondaire Jones (NY-17)

Raúl Grijalva (AZ-3, Tucson)

Jan Schakowsky (IL-9)

Click to urge these to co-sponsor the Norton bill and sign the ICAN Pledge:

Don Beyer (VA-8)

Chellie Pingree (ME-1)

Jamie Raskin (MD-8)

Lloyd Doggett (TX-35)

Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX-18)

Katie Porter (CA-45)

Marie Newman (IL-3)

Jamaal Bowman (NY-16)

Cori Bush (MO-1)

3. And if your legislator is not on one of these lists –

  • Copy and paste this Generic Letter into the contact form on their website, which you can find here.
  • Add you own personal message at the beginning: Why is this important to you?
  • Add a subject line. (Suggestion: “Please support the Nuclear Ban Treaty”)
  • BE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR NAME, ADDRESS, AND PHONE NUMBER at the end.

4. Great! You’ve just helped move the world one small step closer to eliminating nuclear weapons!

Thank you.

5. Follow up with second email, phone call, visit to their office and/or request for meeting on zoom or in person.

Write to other people you know in another Congressional District or another state who might be willing to write their own letters. Extra points if they happen to live in the district of someone on one of the above PRIORITY lists. Please direct them to this page and offer to help them write letters if needed.