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General News    H3'ed 6/24/19

Ravelry Bans Support of Donald Trump and White Supremacy

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Ravelry, a free social networking site devoted to the fiber arts (knitting , crocheting, weaving, etc.) has announced that they will be banning any and all support of Donald Trump and his administration. The site posted its new policy, writing “We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy. Support of the Trump administration is undeniably support for white supremacy.” Ravelry boasts over 8 million users across all political spectrums, so for them to come out not only against white supremacy, but against Trump himself is a bold and courageous move.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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