Insurrection and hate from all walks of life

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It’s tempting to blame it on stupidity, but that’s not the truth. It wasn’t just the dumbshits in Hawaiian shirts misspelling message board threats from mommy’s basement. Yes, they were there, too, attacking the Capitol Building and trying to overthrow the government, but they weren’t the only ones. There were also teachers, police officers, firefighters, …

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The ‘uterus collector’ is an infuriating product of our history

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I’m so mad. My anger has overflowed. Learning this week that women in the ICE detention centers have been given unauthorized and unwarranted hysterectomies has us overcome with anger, guilt, grief. Women. Having their wombs taken away. Having the ability to continue their families, culture, traditions, heritage. Mothers. Taking away a woman’s right. Taking away …

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