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This Thanksgiving, fight fear with facts

aclu [1]After this election, many Americans’ Thanksgiving may feature divisive, often uncomfortable, conversations with friends and family who disagree politically. For those of us frustrated by the myths and misinformation that now fuel many such debates, it’s more important than ever to combat the spin and fear-mongering with facts.

Here are some to keep in mind:

It’s more important than ever to have conversations with your friends and family about the rights guaranteed to us all, including the right to vote, live free of discrimination, and control our own bodies. And the Thanksgiving dinner table might just be a great place to start.

Mike Meno is the Communications Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina [14].