Gearing up to become VP, Mike Pence rented a house in Chevy Chase, Maryland, just north of Washington, D.C. Little did he know, he would be moving into enemy territory, as less than 10 percent of the precinct voted for him and the one we don’t speak of to run the country, according to the DCist. To make it extremely clear how unwanted he is, Pence’s new neighbors put up “this neighborhood trusts women” signs everywhere. Welcome to the hood, Mikey!
The signs came from NARAL Pro-Choice America, which vehemently opposes the VP-elect obsessed with defunding Planned Parenthood. In an Instagram post showing off the signs, the group wrote, “We canvassed Mike Pence’s new neighborhood in NW DC—and wouldn’t you know it, most of his neighbors #TrustWomen!”
According to deputy field organizer Anne Bailey, people in the area were enthusiastic about making a statement against the Indiana governor when NARAL knocked on their doors. “They were glad to have a way to show their resistance to the anti-choice and anti-woman agenda,” Bailey told the DCist. The blue yard decorations can now be seen all over the neighborhood, with one directly across the street from the Pence family’s new home. Read full story here