Wednesday October 3, 2018
We need a strong Democratic turnout in the upcoming election.
The Southern Poverty Law Center describes 10 ways President Donald Trump attacked our nation's civil rights in the first year of his presidency: promoting white nationalism; slashing civil rights enforcement; promoting deportations; banning travel from some predominantly Muslim nations; attacking voting rights; shredding LGBT protections; encouraging police abuses; reviving debtors prisons; undermining public education; and eroding the rights of students with disabilities. Read the full descriptions online on SPLC's "America the Trumped" page.
We need a strong Democratic turnout in this election to give the party a majority in the U.S. House and Senate and restore these civil rights "trumped on" by this president.
The Rev. David Kistler
Editor's note: Kistler is a retired Lutheran pastor.
President attacking nation's civil rights