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Why I Vote: Kabo Yang

Kabo Yang, Minnesota Women's Consortium Strong women talk about why they vote to encourage people to get out and vote for the midterm elections. My name is Kabo Yang. I am working with Women's Consortium working to advance gender justice for all women In Minnesota. The reason I vote is because it is my power.

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Why I Vote, Hear UsHeidi Ripplinger
Why I Vote: Reverend Nancy Nord Bence

I am Reverend Nancy Nord Bence. I am the executive director of Protect MN , the independent state based gun violence organization. They want to know why I vote. I vote because if we don’t vote then everything we do to try affect change; all the letters we write, the people we organize, all the trainings we hold and the protests we sponsor, none of that will do any good if we can’t change the people who are currently running Washington and Minnesota. ..

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Hear Us, Why I VoteHeidi Ripplinger
The Department of Reproductive Control Is the Health Agency of Our Dystopian Future

Written by;  By Susan Rinkunas, Jul 18 2018, 6:36pm, for Tonic. Read the full article here: The Department of Reproductive Control is the HealthAgency of Our Dystopian Future

"..The DRC is not a real government agency—yet. But all of the policies described in the video are real. You'll learn as much if you go to the satirical agency's website,

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Women Disobey in D.C., A Collective Experience Protesting the Illegal Detention of Children at U.S. Borders

After the illegal detention of children and the immoral tearing apart of families, Women’s March National planned and executed the largest Civil Disobedient group of women ever recorded in our nation's history to rally and hold accountable those in office that are allowing these vicious, racist and outright terrifying things to happen.

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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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Justice Kennedy is retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court. What does this mean?

Last week, we saw The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) narrowly vote to strip away rights and trample on progressive values; specifically women’s rights, immigrant rights, and workers’ rights. In the midst of all this, Justice Anthony Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court announced his retirement, effective July 31st. Many of us felt shell-shocked knowing what this means for the future of our country.

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