As of today, President Trump has signed an order banning transgender folks from the military.
What’s next for people like me? Banning us from bathrooms, restaurants, grocery stores, and hospitals? Where will it stop? And which group is next on the list?
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.
My dad served in WWII fighting against Axis powers because of their beliefs in race supremacy (Nazis, White Supremacists). I can’t believe that we have to fight it again here at home.
You cannot believe in freedom and equality and support home-grown Nazis and White Supremacists.
You cannot be a God-fearing Christian and a Nazi. You are one or the other. Jesus would weep over those who try to claim both. And he’d be rather pissed off, I imagine.
Bipartisanship should NOT be a dirty word.
Moderate should NOT be a dirty word.
Civility should NOT be a dirty word.
Civil Rights should NOT be a dirty word.
Equality should NOT be a dirty word.