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Korean ‘Gun’ Church Tells Followers They ‘May Have to Die’ for Trump in Pennsylvania

Rod of Iron Kingdom

A Korean-founded church in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania has asked its crown-wearing followers to prepare to bear arms and die for Donald Trump, whom they believe is facing persecution from Satanic forces.

The World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, more simply the Sanctuary Church, first made headlines in February 2018 after causing fears in the local community over a commitment ceremony that required couples to bring AR-15 rifles.

Congresswoman’s Traditional Indian Dish to Honor Kamala Harris Gets Called Out on Twitter

Pramila Jayapal

Twitter users called out Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal for mixing up the name of a traditional Indian dish she cooked in honor of vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris.

The 55-year-old representative for Washington’s seventh district tweeted the night before the election in an effort to boost Harris’ support as she runs for vice president alongside Joe Biden, according to South China Morning Post.

OPINION: The Future of Asian Americans Lies with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Editor’s Note:  Grace Meng and Judy Chu are elected Democratic politicians in the U.S. House of Representatives. The views expressed in this piece are solely their own.

Words matter. And a president’s words matter even more. That’s why it is critical that we elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, who use their words to unify and inspire us to be our best selves.

Chloe Bennet Spearheads Campaign to Get More Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Vote

Chloe Bennet

Actress Chloe Bennet is spearheading a campaign to get more Asian Americans to vote in the 2020 election.

Rock the vote: The “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” star, a known advocate for better Asian American representation in media, has joined producer Brad Jenkins (Funny or Die) in enlisting help from personalities to increase voter turnout, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

New Ad Slams Trump’s Use of ‘Anti-Asian’ Names for COVID-19

An ad calling out President Trump for his anti-Chinese rhetoric that is believed to have affected all Asian Americans amid the COVID-19 crisis will air in battleground states weeks into the November election.

The ad, produced by the Immigrants’ List Civic Action, runs for 60 seconds and highlights headlines of Asian Americans suffering from hate crimes, which have surged since the pandemic wreaked havoc in March.

Asian Americans are Now the Fastest-Growing Ethnic Group THAT CAN VOTE

In the past two decades, Asian Americans have become the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the U.S. electorate, a new analysis from the Pew Research Center shows.

According to the report, eligible Asian American voters have increased by 139% from 2000 to 2020. This year, more than 11 million will be able to cast their votes, making up 5% of the country’s electorate.

‘It’s the Only Option We Have’: Eddie Huang Endorses Joe Biden

Eddie Huang

Eddie Huang has announced through Instagram that he is voting for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election.

The author, media personality and restauranteur often uses his online presence to be vocal about issues ranging from the AAPI community to politics. He previously publically endorsed Andrew Yang and Bernie Sanders, but the two candidates have since dropped out of the presidential race.