I'm Sorry But I Can't Be Close To Trump Supporters

I'm Sorry But I Just Don't Want Trump Supporters In My Life

To me political views are an insight into who a person is, so no I don't look past them when considering the people I want in my life.

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In being as outspoken as I am about my political affiliations, I often get asked questions that attempt to force me to admit that I don't always adhere to my ideals.

One of the most ridiculous (asked by one of my high school peers) was "would you ever date a conservative?" Of course, my immediate answer was definitely not, but it forced me to consider how the political views of the people in my life impact my relationships with them.

Of course, conservative affiliations exist on a large scale, with moderates being very different from Trump supporters, but at the end of the day, I just don't want Trump supporters in my life.

To me, being liberal or a Democrat is in part about having compassion for people other than yourself.

It's recognizing needs that exist among various identity groups, which might not be your own, and saying that these people deserve to have their needs met by governing institutions.

While I'm not a member of the LGBTQ+ community, I support their access to marriage, child adoption, and a whole host of other equal rights. I'm an upper-middle-class white woman, but I support policy that protects the rights of non-white Americans or of immigrants. I feel that as a human being I have a responsibility to help correct any injustices that exist, whether they pertain to myself or not.

The policies that make me so against Trump are contrary to this belief that you help everyone around you regardless of whether doing so helps yourself.

Things like the border wall, privileges for the wealthy, refusing to raise the minimum wage, refusing to make healthcare accessible for all, and infringing on women's reproductive rights all work to create a less free, less equal America.

Some of his policies would directly impact my life, some wouldn't, but I am against them nonetheless because I refuse to be a part of a country and government that denies its people basic human rights.

This concept even expands beyond Trump supporters. People who claim to be conservative in terms of economics but socially liberal also fail to recognize the entire point of liberalism.

To support everyone keeping their own money and not put any of it toward helping others, yet say that you support social equality is completely contradictory. If you support equality and care about the well-being of people outside of your own identity group, you would not continue to support conservative economic policy.

People who are informed about political issues and who care about others do not truly support Trump's policies.

It's a broad statement, I know, but Trump was elected on a platform of making other people's lives worse so a small group of people can be better off. Anyone who supports that agenda is simply not someone I want in my life.

It has nothing to do with only wanting to be surrounded by people who agree with me, and I gladly engage in conversation with people who have views contradictory to my own. However, when it comes down to people who I have close relationships with, I want to be surrounded by good and positive people who can see outside of their own lives enough to have compassion for those they don't know.

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18 Bible Verses That Prove God Would NOT Be 'Pro-Life'

Stop using the Bible as an excuse to take away women's rights.

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"Abortion is WRONG because God (the highest authority) says so! Not because I say so, or "religious" people say so or the government says so...because the CREATOR OF ALL HUMAN LIFE SAYS SO."

This argument is bullshit and I'm sick of hearing it, because it just isn't true. All these Christians claim that the Bible and God says that abortion is wrong, and it's clear they've never read the Bible. Have you ever seen them use a biblical verse to validate their claims? Yeah, me neither. And you know why? BECAUSE THE BIBLE IS NOT PRO-LIFE. They pick and choose vague verses to attempt to back up these ridiculous claims, completely ignoring the damning evidence that the Bible, and therefore God, actually supports child murder, infanticide, and abortion.

Unlike pro-lifers, I'll actually provide some evidence:

1. Numbers 31:17 "Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him"

2. Deuteronomy 2:34 "And we took all his cities at that time, and utterly destroyed the men, and the women, and the little ones, of every city, we left none to remain"

3. Deuteronomy 28:53 "And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, which the Lord thy God hath given thee, in the seige, and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee"

4. 1 Samuel 15:3 "Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass"

5. Isaiah 13:16 "Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished"

6. Isaiah 13:18 "Their bows also shall dash the young men to pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb; their eyes shall not spare children"

7. Ezekiel 9:6 "Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the ancient men which were before the house"

8. Hosea 9:14 "Give them, O Lord: what wilt thou give? give them a miscarrying womb and dry breasts"

9. Hosea 13:16 "Samaria shall become desolate; for she hath rebelled against her God: they shall fall by the sword: their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up"

10. 2 Kings 2:24 "And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of the Lord. And there came forth two she bears out of the wood, and tare forty and two children of them"

11. Psalm 137:9 "Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones"

12. Numbers 5:21 "-here the priest is to put the woman under his curse- "may the Lord cause you to become a curse among your people when he makes your womb miscarry and your abdomen swell"

13. Hosea 9:16 "Ephraim is smitten, their root is dried up, they shall bear no fruit: yea, though they bring forth, yet will I slay even the beloved fruit of their womb"

14. Psalm 135:8 "He it was who struck down the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and of beast;"

15. Psalm 136:10 "-to him who struck down the firstborn of Egypt His love endures forever"

16. 2 Kings 6:28-29 "And the king said unto her, What aileth thee? And she answered, This woman said unto me, Give thy son, that we may eat him to day, and we will eat my son to morrow.So we boiled by son, and did eat him: and I said unto her on the next day, Give thy son, that we may eat him: and she hath hid her son"

17. Leviticus 26:29 "And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat"

18. Jeremiah 11:22 "Therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts, Behold, I will punish them: the young men shall die by the sword; their sons and their daughters shall die by famine:"


Stop using your religion to try and push propoganda that "God says abortion is wrong because it kills innocent children." Clearly your God doesn't care about killing children. There is more than enough proof that the Bible and God are NOT pro-life. Stop acting like you're good Christians upholding the values of God when you clearly haven't picked up the Bible and actually read it. God doesn't agree with your backwards thinking. Maybe try do your research before spewing your religious bullshit to try and take away women's rights.

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