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0. Redoing earlier thread as after discussion with @AngryBlackLady, @memnosoncos, and others I’ve agreed that while the original hashtag speaks to earlier self-definition, it’s better to use #ExForcedBirth as a clear rejection of the false “pro-life” framing.

#Exvangelical
1. When you grow up evangelical, you have the message that “abortion is murder” and “a literal holocaust” pounded into your head from early childhood. For many in the #Exvangelical community, men and women, these extremist lies can be very hard to shake.

#ExForcedBirth #Resist
2. Even the brilliant @rachelheldevans, who recently died far too young, could only bring herself to argue against single-issue voting on abortion and that it was hardly pro-life to support so many inhumane policies while being anti-choice

rachelheldevans.com/blog/pro-life-…

#ExForcedBirth
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Ok, let's actually consider this 1-star review of the @CBSReligion documentary that I was featured alongside others in because, you know, words have meaning. #Exvangelical
"More" - this is the first documentary to cover the #exvangelical community.

Evangelicals have benefited from sympathetic coverage for....*checks watch*....decades.
"Leftist" - meh, ok. I'm liberal. I would assume most, if not all, others in the documentary are as well. But conservatism is a haven for white supremacists and the GOP has no real interest in excising or condemning that group, so I'll gladly accept the leftist moniker.
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1. Trumpism is made-in-America ugliness that Kremlin interference helped to empower. To defeat it we must address U.S. white supremacism.
2. Facing their flaws and accepting legitimate criticism is something that authoritarian/narcissistic personalities and groups refuse to do.
3. To the authoritarian, feeling safe, in control, and protected from ego threats takes precedence over empathy and redress of grievances.
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