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Duke Lacrosse

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Member since: Mon May 19, 2014, 11:03 AM
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Advocate for all people who are falsely accused of crimes.

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Barbara LeSavoy says "Obama’s legacy on guns should be to ban them"

I urge President Obama to ban firearm possession in America. He is the president of the United States. He can change the country. He can do it today. I believe in him.

I voted for Barack Obama. Twice. During his 2008 presidential campaign, my two daughters, partner, and I ate every meal in our house on Obama placemats. We bought these at our local supermarket, plastic-coated, plate-sized paper rectangles with an image of his face framed by colors of the flag. While politically minded, I am not overly patriotic, so this mealtime ritual of American allegiance was odd for me. Still, we looked at the image of his face each day and we believed that he really could be the change in America.

As Obama’s 2012 campaign approached, I was a little jaded. Some of his promises to our country did not come true, and I was anxious about rising social tensions he and his administration faced. Racial inequality plagued the news, gender-based violence grew in global proportion, and women’s reproductive freedoms had become increasingly vulnerable.

Still, I did not waver. I dug into our old dining room cupboards, and found our worn but resilient Obama placements. I dusted them off, and once again, my family and I ate all of our meals looking at his image. In his presidency, we still imagined a country on the edge of change....

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/opinion/guest-column/2015/10/09/obamas-legacy-guns-ban/73682284/



But every day we are told that nobody wants to take peoples' guns away.

Posted by Duke Lacrosse | Thu Oct 15, 2015, 11:53 AM (48 replies)

Watch Hillary Clinton Supporters Endorse A SPECIAL TAX ON WHITE PEOPLE (VIDEO)

Tax your privilege!

http://www.progressivestoday.com/watch-hillary-clinton-supporters-endorse-a-special-tax-on-white-people-video/
Posted by Duke Lacrosse | Thu Oct 8, 2015, 11:03 AM (6 replies)
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