Random Quotations – Progressivism – July 12th, 2019

Five items in total…

“Public awareness of the brutal repression against immigrants seeking entry to the United States, the reasons for their migration, and terrorism against immigrants living in the US are reaching levels that make them hard to ignore… This crisis will only be corrected if people demand new policies based on human rights and respect for the self-determination of all peoples.” – Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, “Stop immigrant arrests, close the camps, transform immigration policy” – Global Research, July 11th, 2019.

“We will not accept any law that dehumanizes us in an attempt to assign humanity to cells that are growing inside of us…” – Kwajelyn Jackson, executive director of Feminist Women’s Health Center, quoted by Dr. Susan Berry in “Abortion supporters sue Georgia over ‘heartbeat’ law: ‘dehumanizes’ women to call ‘cells growing inside of us’ human” – Breitbart, July 1st, 2019.

“Not everyone who does business with the city or has a conversation is a citizen… They certainly don’t need to come into city council chambers and pledge their allegiance to our country in order to tell us what their input is about a sidewalk in front of their home.” – Council member Anne Mavity, quoted by Jeff Dunetz in “Minnesota city council votes to dump the Pledge of Allegiance (then came the backlash)” – The Lid Blog, June 28th, 2019.

“Facebook has designated me a ‘dangerous individual’ and now says it’s acceptable for its users to issue death threats against me… This is a crime in the United Kingdom under the 1988 Malicious Communications Act which states, ‘Any person who sends to another person a letter, electronic communication or article of any description which conveys….a threat….is guilty of an offence’.” – Paul Joseph Watson, “Facebook issues new policy saying it’s acceptable to post death threats against me” – Summit News, July 9th, 2019.

“Ravelry, which was founded in 2007 by married couple Jessica and Casey Forbes, has more than 8 million members. The ban includes patterns and posts on the website’s forums and groups, but does not include conservative views in general, according to the statement. Yet as of the time of writing, it’s perfectly fine to take an opposing view of Trump, as a quick search revealed several patterns containing the word ‘Trump,’ including a knitted baby Trump and a ‘Fuck Trump hat pattern.” – Kathrine Jebsen Moore, “Ravelry unravels: knitting community bans Trump supporters and white supremacy” – The Post Millennial, June 25th, 2019.