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Lonestarblue

(10,213 posts)
17. We should borrow a page from the Republican playbook and form Democratic grass-roots
Mon Jun 27, 2022, 01:32 PM
Jun 2022

organizations, something like Democrats for Reproductive Freedom. Republicans literally form groups overnight, like the Moms for Liberty that worked to ban books and real history. Many of their school board protesters were even local residents or parents with kids in the local schools. Either they started out as a local group and attracted national funding or the group was the brainchild of a national Republican political strategist.

I remember years ago a campaign to publicize sexual violence called Take Back the Night. There’s now a nonprofit organization of that name. We could have one called Take Back Our Rights. That would work for reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, and even voting rights.

It’s the nitty gritty of actually organizing and funding such an endeavor that always stymies me.

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