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A Trump presidency is looking more and more like a depressing reality, in spite of fantasies of faithless electors or successful recounts. Reproductive rights activists are right to worry about the looming specter of an anti-choice authoritarian president. But the battle isn’t over yet. Though two Supreme Court nominees could overturn Roe vs. Wade, choice activists still have a number of options for fighting back right now. The time to take action is today, since choice is in question tomorrow. Learn more about what you can do to help by hopping over to our Daily Kos posting here.
Donald Trump’s election send progressives across the country into a state of shock. A Trump presidency is more than just a devastating loss. It puts lives in danger. Research shows that his win is already undermining the national mental health. And because Trump and his ilk care little for public health, they’ll likely gut mental health benefits, further exacerbating the problem. Read more here.
Even her supporters have long labeled Hillary Clinton cold, calculating, and dishonest. This double standard is the product of old-fashioned sexism–the same sexism that propelled Donald Trump to the presidency. Read more about why Clinton is a victim of sexism here.
A year ago, a Donald Trump presidency seemed like little more than a bad joke from a worse dream. Now it’s looking more and more possible. Some polls even have him beating a Democrat in the General Election. So would a Donald Trump presidency be as bad as it seems? Absolutely. Trump’s long history of abuse toward women, his beliefs on abortion, and his authoritarian approach toward virtually every political issue render him a danger to anyone who cares about women, choice, or freedom.
To learn more, read ACOL’s piece on the topic here.