“If we want to be a global leader, this government needs to show global leadership. Where is it? The Prime Minister has been tested and she has failed on this, her first challenge.” ~Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh, SNP International Trade Spokesperson [read more]
“We are all under a duty to stand up to hate whenever and in whatever form it appears.” ~Emily Thornberry, UK Shadow Foreign Secretary [read more]
Two civil rights groups trying to boot Trump from the nation’s highest office have launched an online campaign to get the brand new commander-in-chief impeached.
Their website, www.impeachdonaldtrumpnow.org, went live on Friday just as Trump was officially sworn in. It is run by two groups, Free Speech for People and RootsAction, which believe Trump’s possible conflicts of interest are grounds for his ouster. [read full article on Time.com] ~Melissa Chan
Since it was founded in 1920, the American Civil Liberties Union has “worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States” through litigation (civil action through the court), lobbying (influencing various government entities in a number of ways), and community activism/involvement. [read more]