Posts in Official Statements
WMM Official Statement on Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar is a voice of peace and trusted friend of Women’s March Minnesota. We #StandWithIlhan and unequivocally oppose the divisive, racist, Islamophobic attacks against her. Her resilience in the face of the slander, attempted censorship, and violent threats against her speaks to her strength and dedication to creating an equitable world. All lawmakers should denounce this bigotry and violence.

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WMM Official Statement Condemning Anti-Semitism, Homophobia, and Transphobia

Earlier this year, Women's March National faced intense criticism because one of the leaders publicly exalted Louis Farrakhan. The national group responded by stating “Minister Farrakhan’s statements about Jewish, queer, and trans people are not aligned with the Women’s March Unity Principles.” They continued by stating “The world Women’s March seeks to build is one free from anti-Semitism, homophobia, transphobia, sexism, racism, and all forms of social violence.”

We in Minnesota also responded in a statement in March 2018 by saying “we unequivocally denounce Louis Farrakhan's recent anti-Semitic and homophobic statements. Anti-Semitism, misogyny, homophobia, transphobia, racism and white supremacy are and always will be indefensible.” We stand by that statement.

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WMM Official Statement; The Murder of Thurman Blevins

Two years ago, Jamar Clark and Philando Castile were killed by police. Justine Damond was killed last year. Thurman Blevins, Jr. was killed just last month. This is unacceptable. These were human beings. Our neighbors.

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WMM Official Statement on Judge Kavanaugh Nomination

In the coming days, Women’s March Minnesota will send an open letter to Senator Amy Klobuchar and Senator Tina Smith on behalf of the 110,000 Minnesotans who marched January 21st 2017, urging our Senators to vote NO on any nominee who does not believe the United States Constitution incorporates a right to privacy and will not commit to publicly stating that Roe v. Wade is settled law.

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The Rise of a Humanitarian Crisis in the United States

Saturday saw an outpouring of Minnesotans onto the streets of Minneapolis on an extraordinary June day.  Extraordinary in that it was over 90 degrees, and extraordinary in that we had to take to the streets to protest the SEPARATION of children from their parents and the CAGING of them in ill-equipped shuttered Walmarts along our Southern border.

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Rejecting Violence, Oppression, and Murder by US Border Patrol

On May 23, US border patrol agents shot and killed an unarmed migrant. We say her name in solidarity, Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez. at WMM we whole heartedly reject the oppression and violence that the border patrol engages in. We reject the words and racism that our administration has used to divide and we reject the notion of borders.

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