OutFront Minnesota, the state’s largest organization working toward LGBTQ equity, announced on Tuesday that it was calling for the immediate impeachment of President Trump. In a resolution passed by the organization’s Board of Directors, OutFront lays out its case for Trump’s impeachment:
Whereas, OutFront Minnesota’s mission is “to create a state where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people are free to be who they are, love who they love, and live without fear of violence, harassment or discrimination; and
Whereas, OutFront Minnesota understands this work is intersectional, as our struggle for freedom and safety is intertwined with others who suffer under violence, harassment, and discrimination; and
Whereas President Donald J. Trump has demonstrated an escalating pattern of affirming intolerance, discrimination, and hate, and of eroding civil liberties and basic human rights, from discriminatory travel bans and tearing apart families of those suspected to be undocumented, to purporting to exclude transgender individuals from serving in our armed forces, and rolling back orders that protect voting rights, and women from employment discrimination; and
Whereas, this President has aligned himself with hate and discrimination in his defense of domestic terrorists; and
Whereas, President Trump’s determination: to violate the Constitution’s guarantees of equal protection of the laws and free exercise of religion; to give comfort and encouragement to those who would assault Americans for engaging in protected speech and conduct; and to undermine the freedom of the press, which is essential to a functioning democracy, constitutes a pattern of high crimes and misdemeanors within the meaning of Article II Section 4 of the United States Constitution; so
Therefore be it resolved that OutFront Minnesota condemns the hate and discrimination of white supremacists everywhere, as well as this president’s lack of leadership against, and encouragement of, white supremacy and domestic terrorism; and
Be it further resolved, that with due consideration of all of the above, OutFront Minnesota calls for President Donald J. Trump’s immediate impeachment.
Monica Meyer, Executive Director, and Daniel Hawkins, Board Chair, for the entire board.
OutFront joins a growing list of organizations, cities, and elected officials calling for impeachment.