Celebs Resist Trump With Progressive 'Love-A-Thon'

Love trumps hate, or some such bumper-sticker nonsense.

Because "love trumps hate," as the bumper-sticker left insists ad nauseam, some celebrities plan to spend inauguration day hosting a progressive "Love-a-Thon" to raise money for the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and the environmental group Earthjustice.

The "Love-a-thon" will air on Facebook live in opposition to Donald Trump's inauguration and will feature the likes of traitor Jane Fonda, director Judd Apatow, and actress Patricia Arquette hoping to raise close to $500,000. 

Saying Trump's election inspired the event, "love-a-thon" creator Alex Godin, a 23-year-old tech entrepreneur, hopes the event will help block Trump's agenda. 

"I woke up like a lot of Americans feeling pretty crappy on November 10," Godin told CNNMoney. "I looked for an opportunity to do something."

"It’s a really important opportunity to support causes like Planned Parenthood, the ACLU, Earthjustice, as they gear up to do [critical] work," Godin said.

Other celebrities participating will be former actress Jamie Lee Curtis, actor/director Christopher Guest, and actor Tim Robbins.

The event's website claims "the future of civil liberties in the United States is in our hands" and that people must step up to defend "organizations that will fight for our most marginalized communities—and democratic norms—over the next four years."

Keep it up, celebrities, and it'll be eight years.

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