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Watch Live: Leftists Hold Protest Against ‘Unhinged’ President Trump’s ‘Racist’ Wall Plan

PENNY STARR

MoveOn.org and other leftist activists are protesting on Presidents Day across the country to oppose President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to construct a wall and other barriers on the U.S. border with Mexico, saying it is in response to an “unhinged man” pushing “racist, dangerous policies.”

A website dedicated to opposing Trump states:

We’re mobilizing rapid-response events on Presidents Day—Monday, 2/18—against Trump’s fake crisis and racist deportation force and to stand with immigrant, Muslim, and Black and brown communities to stop Trump’s dangerous and illegal power grab.

Join a #PresidentsDay protest to fight Trump’s fake crisis and racist deportation force.

The website allows visitors to insert their zip code to find a nearby protest.

The list of partners reveals the leftist and political nature of the protests:

350.org

5 Calls

ACLU

ACLU  of NM

act.tv

Action Group Network

Action Together Massachusetts

Action Together Network

Action Together SEMA

Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus

AFSCME

Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, Inc.

America’s Voice

American Federation of Teachers

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)

Arab American Institute

Bay Resistance

Bend the Arc: Jewish Action

Bernie Sanders Brigade

Blue Future

CAIR Minnesota

CAIR New York

CAP Action

Center for Popular Democracy

Central New York Citizen Action

Chispa

Church World Service

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

CREDO

Daily Kos

Defending Rights & Dissent

Delaware Common Cause

Democracy for America

Democrats.com

EqualVotelocal

Fair Immigration Reform Movement

Families Belong Together

Flip Florida

franciscan action network

Global Exchange

Herd on the Hill

iAmerica Action

Immigration Hub

Indivisible

Indivisible Chicago

Indivisible Columbus District 3

Indivisible Front Range Resistance

Indivisible Indiana District 2

Indivisible Kings County

Indivisible Madison

Indivisible NAPA

Indivisible Santa Barbara

Indivisible SF

Indivisible SF Peninsula and CA-14

indivisible Washington’s 8th District

Indivisible: Ohio District 12

J Street

Jeffco CAN

Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action Impact

La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE)

League of Conservation Voters

Milwaukee County Poor People’s Campaign

MomsRising

Muslim Advocates

Muslim Peace Fellowship

National Council of Jewish Women

National Immigrant Justice Center

National Immigration Law Center

NextGen America

Northern Nevada DSA

Ohio Indivisible 15

Peace Action

People Demanding Action

People For the American Way

People’s Action

Peoples Climate Movement

Poligon Education Fund

Postcards for America

Public Citizen

Race Forward

RAICES

Rainforest Action Network (RAN)

Resistance365

Resistbot

RISE Stronger

Rogan’s List

Saratoga Progressive Action

Sierra Club

Southern Border Communities Coalition

Southland Resistance

STAND CNJ

Stark Indivisible

T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights

The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition

The Harry Potter Alliance

The Revolutionary Love Project

The Wisconsin Poor People’s Campaign

UltraViolet

United Action for Idaho

United Vision for Idaho

United We Dream

Westchester Citizen Therapists

Win Without War

Working Families Party

On Friday, Trump signed a federal spending bill that gives him $1.3 billion for border security. The president also declared a national emergency to allow him to put alternative monetary resources in place to get the wall project completed.

Several leftist groups are suing the president, which means legal battles over the wall could go on for months. Meanwhile, construction and reinforcement of the wall project continue.

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