In his recent rambling rant, Michael Moore has made his own Independence Day “declaration,” where he is railing against Republicans where he is stating that he is willing to give up all of the privileges that go along with being a US citizen. He stopped there, not going into details about which specific freedoms he would give up.
In response to “being completely fed up with recent events that have upset my tranquility,” the 68-year-old “Fahrenheit 9/11” film producer posted his “My Declaration” online.
The manifesto starts off with, “I refuse to live in a country threatened by white supremacy – and I’m not leaving. So we‘ve got a problem.”
After the Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision, which ended the national protection of abortion rights, More stated, “I cannot in good conscience continue to receive the privileges of ‘full citizenship.”
Moore mentioned that this was a “Court decree” and that this leaves women and girls as “official second-class citizens with no rights to their own bodies and conscripted to a life of Forced Birth should they fall pregnant and not want to be.”
“Until women’s rights have been fully reinstated, and their equal rights are enshrined in our Constitution … I will not shut up about this,” Moore mentions.
“If you invite me to dinner that’s all I’m gonna talk about. … And I won’t stop until Roe is reinstated and 51% of Congress is female,” Moore writes.
The Flint, Michigan native also asked for “an end to the mass incarceration of Black Americans” and “an end to police shooting Black people.”
He also mentioned that he will go all over the country and organize the “Get Out The Vote” drive among his fans.
Moore wrote, “I insist we remove every single Republican from office in November.”
“No candidate will get our support unless they sign a pledge stating they will vote to make Roe v. Wade the law of the land; make gerrymandering and voter suppression illegal; eliminate the filibuster; upgrade Obamacare to Universal Health Care for All; pass strong gun control laws; and end the police executions and racist incarcerations of Black citizens,” More notes.
There was even an offer to “help lead a national strike, in whatever form it needs to take.” He then forwarned, “Watch what happens when we shut down even 10% of the country. POOF! goes Wall Street! Hit ‘em where it counts.”
“A mass shooting to celebrate the 4th. A wealthy class that doubled its wealth while the country suffered. A Supreme Court that stripped 51% of our citizens of their reproductive rights while removing gun laws & killing the EPA,” Moore mentions, presenting his “Declaration.”