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I know I have some followers who are planning to go in tomorrow and quietly fill in a circle next to Baker/Polito here in Massachusetts. Let me suggest why you should choose otherwise.
I think it’s been pretty easy if you’re a white/middle(or higher) class/cisgender/otherwise comfortable person to kinda cruise during this administration. You’re still not directly threatened.
And so you can go with the “Baker the manager” and “Massachusetts with checks and balances” line that I’ve seen going around a lot.
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Make no mistake: Civil rights are on the ballot.

This year will have consequences for trans and nonbinary people. Here's what every #ACLUVoter needs to know before November.
Trans and non-binary people face discrimination that makes everyday tasks like going to work or going grocery shopping more difficult, if not dangerous. The Trump administration has encouraged opponents of equality, but we won't back down.
No matter where you live, you should be demanding that candidates for Congress pledge to support the Equality Act, a bill that would fill significant gaps in legal protections for LGBTQ people nationwide, as well as update protections for women and people of color.
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THREAD: With the midterms approaching, I worry that no one is talking about the ballot measure in Massachusetts that is putting trans lives to a vote. Please read, follow along and GET INVOLVED. 1/x
Massachusetts passed a law explicitly protecting trans people from discrimination in 2011 but that law did not include public accommodations. Those protections were cut out due to fear of trans bodies in public. 2/x
Five years later, those protections were added and trans people are now explicitly protected from discrimination in public accommodations in MA under a law that was passed and signed in 2016. 3/x
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