Turkey— Statement

As of recent, President Trump and his administration have been pulling troops out of Syria, hoping to reduce our involvement in the Middle East. Following the removal of troops, Turkey, a close ally of the U.S., began an incursion on the Syrian Democratic Forces (S.D.F.), a Kurdish militia.  The S.D.F has been a U.S. ally since the creation of it; …

Alabama and Texas Shootings — Statement

Over Labor Day weekend, two mass shootings in Mobile, Alabama and Odessa, Texas yielded seven dead and thirty injured; harmed individuals included three police officers, ten high schoolers, and a seventeen month-old girl.  Texas, in the wake of the Odessa shooting, passed a series of new gun legislation that will actually loosen restrictions on guns. The state’s most notable change …

Jair Bolsonaro & the Amazon fires — Statement

Over the past few days, massive fires have been decimating the Amazon Rainforest and releasing huge amounts of smoke over the largest city* in the Western Hemisphere: Sao Paulo, Brazil. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — infamous for hailing the authoritarian dictatorship of Brazil (from 1964-1965), inciting violence against LGBTQ+ people¹, and slowly crushing democracy in Brazil — is now suggesting …

Steve King – Statement

Representative Steve King’s (R, IA-4) comments about rape and incest helping to sustain the human race are repugnant, misogynistic, and far below the standard for what we should expect to hear from a member of Congress. His attempt to rationalize strict abortion bans by demanding rape & incest victims is repugnant.  King has a long history of racist and nonsensical …

President Trump’s Racist Twitter Scandal – Statement

President Trump’s recent Twitter attack on four freshman congresswoman is abhorrent. The Blue Club condemns President Trump’s actions and calls for him to retract his statement, delete the tweets, and apologize to the Congresswomen involved. It is especially imperative that Ilhan Omar, the Congresswoman for Minnesota’s 5th District, is served due apologies. President Trump’s refusal to quell the spread of …

Abortion – Statement

Issued by Daniel Ferguson, Director of Communications, 5/19/2019 The Blue Club’s Statement on new Abortion Laws in Alabama, Ohio, and Georgia. The abortion laws being passed by Republican-held State Legislatures across the nation, particularly in Alabama, Ohio, and Georgia are both represenhensible and unconstitutional. They are simply illogical and taking our nation a step away from progressivism and equal rights. …

Julian Assange – Statement

Issued by Daniel Ferguson, Director of Communications, 4/24/2019 The Blue Club strongly disapproves of the UK Government’s decision to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian P. Assange to the United States on charges of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion rather than release him into the custody of the Kingdom of Sweden, where Mr. Assange is likely to be charged with the much …