Elections Matter, But What We Do Between Them Matters Even More

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“The divide between the right and left in the U.S. on critical questions, and even on what is factually true, is palpable and ominous. Similar divides occurred in past historical moments that resulted in major breaks, such as the U.S. Civil War. States are at odds with federal law on key principles like women and trans people’s rights to bodily autonomy. The New York Times is doing a series on political violence highlighting the rise of extralegal armed groups as documented by Southern Poverty Law Center, Political Research Associates and the ACLU. These are serious times. Freedom-loving and justice-seeking people need to continue to vote, strategize and organize with a clear understanding of how high the stakes really are.”

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