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Five months ago, we posted a video online to launch what many at the time thought was a longshot campaign to defeat Paul Ryan.
But we did it anyway, because working people deserve a seat at the table of our own democracy.
Millions saw that first video. So today, we’re launching our second.
“We’ve got to protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from people like Paul Ryan. I think Randy Bryce has an agenda that is going to make sense to working families. We need Randy in Congress.” – Senator Bernie Sanders
Fernanda and Valeria are two Dreamers who live in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District — and all they want is a meeting with their congressman. Paul Ryan refused to meet with them at his office, even after they went on a five-day hunger strike, and he refused to meet them at his Janesville church, even though the priest gave Fernanda and Valeria permission to be there.
On October 11, 1987, 30 years ago today, hundreds of thousands of people participated in the March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. The anniversary of this march is now National Coming Out Day — a day to promote a safe world for LGBTQ individuals to live truthfully and openly.