GLAAD and more than 40 national LGBTQ and movement leaders have signed onto a statement calling for the removal of Pres. Trump from office: "Our nation's security and the personal security of every American is in grave danger, and we cannot afford to sustain even another day with this destructive and seditious man in the White House."
The House of Representatives has just voted 232 - 197 to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol one week ago. Ten Republicans joined the majority in voting for impeachment.
GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis responded on Twitter, and here:
"The bipartisan vote to impeach Donald Trump is a necessary step toward accountability for his role in inciting deadly violence and spreading the dangerous lies and misinformation that inspired it," GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis said. "The Senate must move forward in the same bipartisan manner to convict President Trump and limit his ability to inspire and incite future violence. The safety of all Americans, especially vulnerable communities, should always be a top priority, not a partisan issue."
More than 40 national LGBTQ groups have joined the GLAAD-led statement calling for the removal of Donald Trump from office:
"As LGBTQ organizations and movement leaders, we call for the immediate and unequivocal removal of Donald Trump as President of the United States via the invoking of the 25th Amendment or by impeachment if necessary. Our nation's security and the personal security of every American is in grave danger, and we cannot afford to sustain even another day with this destructive and seditious man in the White House."
The list of national movement groups includes:
Ariadne Getty Foundation
California Democratic Party LGBTQ Caucus
Comité Amplio para la Búsqueda de Equidad - CABE Puerto Rico
Coalición Orgullo Arcoiris | Puerto Rico
Deaf Queer Resource Center
Flathead Pride Festival
Gender Justice League
Glacier Queer Alliance
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality
Los Angeles Blade
Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club of Queens
National Black Justice Coalition
National Center for Lesbian Rights
National LGBT Cancer Network
National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund
Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents
Pride in Running
Pride Sports USA
Puerto Rico Para Tod@s
STARR Strategic Trans Alliance for Radical Reform
Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC
The National Center for Transgender Equality
Transgender Law Center
Transgender Legal Defense And Education Fund
Trans Youth Equality Foundation
Troy Masters/Los Angeles Blade Publisher
The list is continually updated here:
GLAAD's Trump Accountability Project has been tracking the Trump administration's attacks against LGBTQ Americans - 181 and counting in negative policies and dangerous rhetoric over the last four years: www.glaad.org/tap/donald-trump .
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