Women everywhere have been rising up in protest against Donald Trump.
Since Donald Trump’s inauguration, Emily’s List, a political action committee that recruits and promotes pro-choice, recently reported that over 4,000 democrat women nationwide have have sought guidance from them on running for office. These women contribute their running for office as a backlash to Trump’s presidency and his recently appointed cabinet members.
After Trump’s controversial run for presidency, his offensive statements made about women, and the recent anti-abortion laws put into effect, women every where are outraged and ready for a fight. If one positive outcome has come from a Trump presidency, it’s that women are becoming more proactive in their political efforts. Take the Women’s March- thousands of women marched the streets in various cities around the U.S. in protest of Trump’s inauguration. And, the fight doesn’t end there.
The organization VoteRunLead, has seen exponential growth in engagement and enthusiasm in women since the election. This is a vital moment in history for women since political positions have always been a male domination profession.
As for the thousands of women who have joined VoteRunLead, at least a third of them are viable options for office in 2018. In the mean time, many women plan to run for city council county legislature seats. Women of all ages and races are unifying together to let their voices be heard. Women are no longer afraid of speaking out.