New Yorker: “Taking Children From Their Parents is a Form of State Terror”


Masha Gessen has been sounding the alarm for a while! Let’s learn from her …
‘The New Yorker’s Masha Gessen, a renowned LGBTQ Russian American journalist and activist, compares the Drumpf administration’s policy of ripping children from the arms of their parents to tactics employed by Putin.’

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Screen Shot 2018-05-12 at 8.51.04 AMMy family was once on the rough end of America’s immigration law, when faced with the threat of my same-sex spouse having to go back to her country of origin.  Because of DOMA (The Defense of Marriage Act) LGBT people could not marry with federal immigration rights to sponsor a same-sex spouse to remain in the United Sates. The possibility that I could be separated from my spouse and toddler daughter was simply terrifying. I lived with a feeling of terror – the unknown – as we sloughed through looking for solutions.  We did everything we could to hold our lives together, but it debilitated us at every level of our existence. It was costly and cruel.  That is true persecution!

Since the Obama era, we had attained marriage equality and our federal right to equality in immigration.  I had hoped America had moved forward. I had hoped we were headed…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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