Here’s a quick rundown of nine of the women who have dedicated their
time, power and political capital to upholding the democratic principles
on which the United States was founded ― even under Trump:
Former Acting Attorney General Sally Q. Yates
Sent a letter to top attorneys at the Department of Justice instructing them not to
defend President Trump’s executive order banning immigration from the
U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly
The first judge to rule on a lawsuit filed in opposition to President Trump’s executive order
U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema
Within an hour of Donnelly’s rulling, Judge Brinkema
issued a temporary restraining order,
blocking the deportation of green card holders who were being detained
at Dulles International Airport. She also ruled that lawyers must be
allowed access to the Dulles detainees.
U.S. District Judge Allison Burroughs and Magistrate Judge Judith Dein
Issued a seven-day restraining order from Massachusetts blocking the executive order, which not only prevents the deportation of detainees, but also the
detention of approved refugees, as well as visa and green card holders
from the seven countries specified in President Trump’s executive
Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour, Bob Bland and Carmen Perez
1. How much poison are you willing to eat for the success of the free market and global trade? Please name your preferred poisons.
2. For the sake of goodness, how much evil are you willing to do? Fill in the following blanks with the names of your favorite evils and acts of hatred.
3. What sacrifices are you prepared to make for culture and civilization? Please list the monuments, shrines, and works of art you would most willingly destroy.
4. In the name of patriotism and the flag, how much of our beloved land are you willing to desecrate? List in the following spaces the mountains, rivers, towns, farms you could most readily do without.
5. State briefly the ideas, ideals, or hopes, the energy sources, the kinds of security, for which you would kill a child. Name, please, the children whom you would be willing to kill.
U.S. Soldier examines the grave of an unknown U.S. soldier who was buried by the enemy before retreating. The first American soldier that noticed the grave, decorated it with mortar shells and ferns. Photo by Four Star General Charles Day Palmer of Chicago, Illinois.
Helmet topped cross marks the grave of an unknown U.S. soldier buried on Guadalcanal. Note reads “Here Lies a Marine or Soldier Unknown but to God”. Japanese machine gun clips prop up the cross. 1943