Your friends don’t care about local politics.
Your colleagues don’t care about local politics.
Your relatives don’t care about local politics.
Well, nothing is local in 2018.
And shit just got real.
In case you missed it, Anthony Kennedy just announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, presenting the right (and its Emperor) an opportunity finally overturn Roe v. Wade—the longstanding stated goal of conservative America. This is not hyperbole. This is not exaggeration. Unless something batshit crazy happens, Donald Trump will do his all to appoint a justice who will join the effort to end legal abortion in America. This will, of course, be. return to coat hangers, to back alleys, to shame, to … you get the idea.
Well, here’s what you can do: Fight for Harley Rouda.
No, congressmen don’t have a say when it comes to judges. But they are the ones who speak on your behalf. Their voices are supposed to be your voices. They’re the ones who confer with our senators; who express opinions that resonate.
Right now, we are represented by a man (Dana Rohrabacher) who kneels at the feet of Donald Trump; who refuses to argue/fight/disagree when it comes to the president. He will be perfectly fine to see abortion made illegal. He doesn’t care. He’s indifferent. He’s all about Russia. And survival.
We need our voices heard.
By someone who will listen.