Women's March National's Statement on the White Nationalist Gathering in Charlottesville

Women's March National put out the following statement:

We are horrified by today's violent acts in Charlottesville, Virginia. There are no 'both sides' here. Our nation’s leadership has intentionally appointed, promoted and empowered people with unabashed white supremacist and neo-Nazi stances.

The groundwork for what we see today has been laid for centuries with the dehumanization of black people, Jewish people, Muslim people, women, LGBTQIA people, indigenous people and all vulnerable people. Today we see this hatred, racism and bigotry rise in boldness because it is being affirmed by our highest office.

Since our founding, the mission of the Women's March has been uniting women, our families, and our allies across differences, to struggle for an America that represents and protects us all.

We must call these acts what they are: terrorism. Our condolences are with the families of the innocent victims who were injured and killed. With heavy hearts, we raise our fists in the air and pledge to keep building an America where protecting the most marginalized among us is protecting us all.

Together We are Making Change

Together We are Making Change

You’ve made phone calls, written postcards, attended marches and rallies, donated, educated yourself and others, and built a movement.

Thank you!

We still have a lot of work to do as we uphold our eight unity principles: ending violence, reproductive rights, LGBTQIA rights, workers rights, civil rights, rights for people with disabilities, immigrant rights and environmental justice.

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Statement on the Police Killing of Justine Damond

Statement  on the Police Killing of Justine Damond

Women’s March Minnesota would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Justine Damond.  No one should ever lose their life at the hands of those sworn to protect them. Not Justine, not Philando, not Jamar, not Cordale…and these are just a handful of local names. Women’s March Minnesota is deeply saddened by the continuing senseless shootings of friends, community members, neighbors, and people across Minnesota and the United States at the hands of the police. We’d also like to thank all those individuals and other activist groups that showed up on Sunday for the vigil and that continue to show up.

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