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Dire warnings given by a speaker at Vigil for Club Q held in Santa Fe,NM

On the 22nd of November, one of no doubt a great many vigils remembering Club Q was held in Santa Fe, New Mexico. One of the speakers warned the assembed crowd that over 300 anti-LGBTQ bills have been filed by (GOP) politicians in state houses nationwide. He warned listeners to "arm yourself with knowledge" etc, but the key words "arm yourself" carry another meaning. He also warned that "the shit's gonna get real."

Video-speaker warns of 300+ anti-LGBTA bills, says "Shits gonna get real" 45 sec

Mitch McConnell gets home demo in wake of Colorado Springs shooting

On the 22nd of November, protesters again showed up at the home of Mitch McConnell. This time they were there to demand accountability for GOP promotion of anti-LGBTQ hate in the wake of the armed attack on Club Q in Colorado Springs. Protest chants included "DC Don't like Fascists," "2,4,6,8 fascist hate won't make us straight 5,6,7,8 end the anti-trans hate" and many more.

Video clip by Our Rights DC 7 seconds

Street chalk left by protesters at Mitch McConnell's house (Our Rights DC photo)

Solidarity protest for Iran marches on White House

On the 19th of November, members of the Iranian disapora and their supporters once again marched in DC demanding the end of the theocratic regime in Iran. After the kickoff rally protesters marched on the Washington Monument and the White House.

Video: Speaking out on regime horrors(from raw clips by Our Rights DC) 3min 2 sec

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"Justice" Amy Coney Barrett gets home demo night after Trump's acceptance speech

The 16th of November was just one night after Trump's formal announcement that he is running for the White House again. On that night, protesters again returned to the home of "Justice" Amy Coney Barrett, Trump appointee to the court. She also formerly held the title of "handmaid" in the Christian extremist group People of Praise.

Video from clips by Our Rights DC 1 min 28 sec

Photo by Our Rights DC

Virginia Governor Proposes "Natives Are Immigrants" and Columbus Was a Good Businessman

Virginia Governor Youngkin just proposed new history standards for all Virginia students. He released them over the weekend and the first hearings are this Thursday, to try to force them through quickly. He proposes to teach Virginia children a lot of falsehoods about Natives and very little mention of Asian, Latinos, or Pacific Islanders. His new standards include genocide denial and that Natives are "immigrants."

Virginia Students Oppose Giving Youngkin an Honorary Degree Because of His Bigotry

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