“The only national emergency happening at our southern border is the violation of human rights by our own government, against people who are simply seeking asylum, refuge, and opportunity, many of whom are LGBTQ. This border wall has never been anything but a cynical, dangerous ploy on the part of President Trump to stir up racist, anti-immigrant feelings in order to score political points. That he is willing now to take this extreme, constitutionally-dubious step, to take taxpayer money without Congressional authorization and to divert our military’s resources toward a made-up problem should be cause for grave concern to all of us.”