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A version of this article originally appeared in New Voices.
It has been my mission, the last few days, to urge those of us who are Trump opponents to get our priorities straight. I’ve urged casting a wide net for ‘allies’ in this, the new resistance. I’ve wanted us all to set ideological differences and political purity requirements aside. Are you a #NeverTrump Republican? A Bernie die-hard who wrote a 100,000,000-word social-media post about why, even though she’s the worst person to ever live, you’ll hold your nose and vote for #Her? Are you a Trump voter with buyer’s remorse? Fine by me!
As the sun rose over downtown Cleveland Sunday morning, Marsha Besuner Klausner wore a bandana festooned with American flag pins — and nothing else.
It is estimated that a woman born in my country, South Africa, has a greater chance of being raped than of learning how to read. Here, 144 women report rape to the police every day — that’s six cases reported every hour. These cold statistics from the Medical Research Council (MRC) tell us that a brutal war against women rages on.