Is this America?
grieve the many lives that have been lost or painfully transformed in
recent weeks through extreme acts of violence. And we are appalled by
the surge of divisive rhetoric that sows the seeds of more violence to
come. A dangerous tide of hatred, violence, and suspicion is rising in
America -- whether aimed at Arab and Muslim Americans, women and the
places we seek health care, Black people, immigrants and refugees, or
people just going about their daily lives. This tide is made more
dangerous by easy access to guns.
When has hate ever led to progress? Is this really what we want America to be?
We Are Better Than This.
call upon our politicians, leaders and the media to stop the spread of
hate and division. And we pledge to stand with any community that is
targeted by hateful rhetoric and violence.
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