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After the election, people of color, immigrants, Muslims, members of the LGBT community have been left feeling scared and completely uncertain of their future in this country. The same thing happened months earlier in Great Britain when they decided to leave the European Union. In the UK, people began wearing safety pins to show immigrants that they weren’t one of the people who were against them. That they were a safe place.

Yesterday, Michelle Goldberg, for Slate, suggested that Americans do the same thing. The idea took off pretty quickly and #SafetyPin has been trending today on Twitter. While some were immediately on board with the idea, others believe the safety pin, in and of itself, is not enough. Check out some of the tweets concerning the gesture of peace today.

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