Also, just to be clear, when people are talking about defunding and divestment, it’s an attempt to dismantle the violence that is used by the armed forces and invest in community liaisons, mediators, trained individuals to help people with economic and mental health issues. To invest in schools and art and music and health care and healthy foods and clean water.
Because what makes a life? An embryo? A bank account? In what ways do we define life? Is it special, sacred, magical or does it instead reflect the circumstances of our times and the right one who exists independently, that is outside of a women’s body, with guaranteed, or rather protected, safety from human predators particularly those who carry guns and intimidate with the purpose of carrying out injustice. Disarm, defund and dissolve the police force. Police yourself and invest in racial and gender justice and opportunities for poor communities – not violence, corruption and systematic oppression of black, brown, indigenous, trans, non-binary and disabled folks. Black Lives Matter