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If Georgians want reproductive rights, they need to elect Democrats.

Georgia's highest court reinstates ban on abortions after 6 weeks : NPR
npr.org/2022/11/23/1139039767/

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@Pepper @TonyStark@democracy.toVermont did better than rejecting an abortion ban. We approved a constitutional amendment guaranteeing reproductive autonomy… with 77% of voters approving it.

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🔔🔔🔔 Hey, all you California voters living abroad! You have until 6th December to make sure your ballot was received and counted and to fix it if it wasn't! Go here for more details: ow.ly/ZfVr50LIRy9

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@karoli Thanks for this coverage. Naomi Biden is a private citizen who got married at her grandfather’s residence, which happens to be federal property. Her grandparents paid for her wedding, a normal thing for grandparents to do. Taxpayers didn’t pay. The press has no need to cover it just because her grandfather is the president. He’s allowed to attend a family event without us being in his business, and her father is also allowed to attend family events. I read a lot of political coverage every day, and Naomi Biden getting married isn’t political. It’s a feature. Robin Givhan can write about her dress or what the guests wore if she gets that opportunity. (I enjoy reading the Style section of the Post too. But that’s enjoyment and not need-to-know.)

Naomi Biden can also choose to do a feature in Vogue. Private citizens do that too.

Since I’m not on the bird site, I only see tweets embedded in articles like that.. All I can say to Parker and the rest (not Schultz or Froomkin):

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Vox has a nice profile on probable future House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries. He's a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Black Caucus. Democrats across the spectrum support him, from Squad members Ilhan Omar and Jamaal Bowman to Josh Gottheimer, one of the more moderate Democrats and a member of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus. Not everyone is a fan (discussed in the article), but Jeffries has pledged to work with the entire Democratic caucus and will try to work across the aisle where possible. He's not an apologist for Republicans and spoke out passionately against the big lie.

vox.com/policy-and-politics/20

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📈 “Congress! No corporate tax cuts during lame duck!” hit 50 signers! resist.bot/petitions/PLWOOV

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@TonyStark There's nowhere safe to go. Can't go dancing on a Saturday night. Can't go to fourth grade. Can't go on a bus trip with your college friends. Can't be out on the sidewalk on an unseasonably warm evening. Can't go to Walmart for your groceries.

Those are the most American places I can think of, and in four of the five there has been a mass shooting in the past three weeks. In the other it was six months ago, and no one had better ever forget it even though we're not doing a damn thing to stop it from happening again.

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There’s a reason Ashley Parker is pissed about being shut out of Naomi Biden’s wedding. Hint: it’s not about Naomi at all. crooksandliars.com/2022/11/joe

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Virginia, gun violence 

@TonyStark @ClintBarton it’s definitely the guns. This will never stop unless real gun reform happens. And it will keep getting worse with all the hatred being spewed by right wingers. And unfortunately with the House under Republican control for two years, nothing will happen until at least 2025.

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Virginia, gun violence 

@TonyStark

I agree with you 💯!!!!! There are too many guns.

I know Virginia Gov. Northam put into effect descent gun safety laws and that the current Gov. Youngkin wants to get rid of them.

I'm just sad and angry more can't be done to stop gun violence ...

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@wrh0119 @HopeVanDyne @TonyStark

Tax cuts for the rich is what happened. Lol. They’re so strung out on those sweet, sweet tax cuts for the Uber-wealthy (and donor money), they don’t recall or care about whatever they used to (pretend to) stand for.

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@tdwllms1 @TonyStark It's horrible. :(

We have more guns than people at this point. Growing economic disparity, declining access to mental health care and healthcare in general, and increased fearmongering + guns = recipe for disaster. And then the fascists will use the violence to justify even more authoritarian nonsense.

The ONLY solution is progressive reform, including gun control reform, backed by strong community and infrastructure investment across the board.

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@TonyStark

America, the dream of a more perfect Union is gunned down every single day 3,5,6,8, 10 12 people at a time. 6 more souls senselessly and tragically murdered. This is who we are. A nation that slaughters it's own and it's fully and completely allowed and literally cheered by far too many as sacrosanct. 😢 Condoned by one of the major political parties.

While we gather this week to give thanks.

I'm just not sure for what.

And how in the hell can we...

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@wrh0119 @TonyStark Nothing on that thing is going to help unless it’s hiding their new plan for healthcare we’re all still waiting for and I can guarantee you it isn’t. Republicans are a joke.

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@HopeVanDyne @TonyStark
That have no platform,no issues to promote and nothing to help stem inflation. All they can think about is H. Bidens laptop. What ever happened to the Republicans balalancing the budget and keeping a lid on Gov. spending?

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Virginia, gun violence 

@TonyStark Being safe from being shot while out in public is a human right.

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@TonyStark

#BanAssaultWeaponsNow

NOTHING about these weapons support the "right" indicated by the 2nd Amendment.

*The Gov't is not coming 4U
*There is no militia
*An AR will not stop the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Nat. Guard from getting you

#GOPClownAct #NRAterrorists

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