The nra told doctors to ‘stay in their lane’ and stop pushing for control. they responded. it turns out, when you’re the one saving victims of gun violence, it’s not just your lane – it’s your highway. #thisisourlane
Women in the u.s were banned from combat roles in the military until 2013, but they’ve been helping the country win wars since before that. in wwi, they filled key roles as welders, police sergeants, and nurses, helping to pave the way for women’s rights movements 👊
'if he invited me to a public hanging, i’d be on the front row.' mississippi republican senator cindy hyde-smith joked about hangings while campaigning in a state with a dark history of public lynchings, but defended them as 'an exaggerated expression of regard.' she is facing former democratic rep. mike espy, who is black, in a run-off election on november 27.
Florida’s voters approved an amendment restoring voting rights to over 1.4 million felons in the state. the resolution excludes those who committed m****r or felony s*x offenses, but it turns out, many people could have lost their voting privileges over a bad check, walking onto a construction site, or even releasing a helium balloon. click the link in bio to learn more about how easy it is to get a felony in florida, and what this amendment means for ‘returned citizens’ 🔗
Tom sullivan’s son was killed in the aurora movie theater shooting six years ago. now, he’s been elected to colorado’s house of representatives – and he flipped a seat blue. click the link in our bio to learn more about why he ran and easy ways he thinks people can make their voices heard 🔗 ⠀