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I Vote Because As A Privileged, White, Christian, Cis-Woman, It Is My Responsibility

I believe in being the voice for those that aren't being heard.

I Vote Because As A Privileged, White, Christian, Cis-Woman, It Is My Responsibility
Christine Evangelista

As a privileged, white, Christian, cis-woman, I constantly feel guilty about the world we are living in. I don't like to pretend I am where I am today because I got here myself. I am where I am now because I had free rides to climb on the shoulders of others. My neighbors, classmates, friends, and fellow citizens are not all as fortunate. I believe in loving everyone and being the voice for those that aren't being heard. I vote because it's time to make history through tremendous change.

I vote because I believe in social justice.

I vote because America's youth needs to be represented.

I vote because everyone deserves the right to love.

I vote because my religion isn't better than anyone else's.

I vote because healthcare is a right.

I vote because my voice as a woman deserves to be heard.

I vote because my race isn't superior to others.

I vote because trans people exist.

I vote because everyone deserves a livable wage.

I vote because people are more valuable than money.

I vote because black lives matter.

I vote because children shouldn't be scared to go to school.

I vote because immigrants are humans.

I vote because public education deserves better.

I vote because we're headed towards a climate crisis.

I vote because women have rights to their bodies.

I vote because no child should be hungry.

I vote because LGBTQ+ rights are human rights.

I vote because discrimination of any kind is despicable.

I vote because the government needs to resemble the people.

I vote because the decisions officials make impact everyone.

I vote because I don't want to be governed by hate.

I vote because violence is never the answer.

I vote because everyone deserves the ability to vote.

I vote because I realize I was dealt a lucky hand in life and I want to help those who weren't.

I vote because it's my responsibility.

It's your responsibility too. Educate yourself on the candidates running in your area and make the effort to go out and vote. Standing in line is a small price to pay for a better world.

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