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Sarah Zacharias is the State Director for Wyoming's chapter of www.UniteWomen.org . She is a mother of two, a wife of nearly 10 years, and a fifth generation Wyomingite. Sarah battles several debilitating illnesses while working from home as a writer and activist. She created her blog, The Bucking Jenny (www.Bucking-Jenny.com ), in February of 2012 by first writing about women's issues. Since then she has also chosen to talk about tough topics including poverty, homelessness, rape, addiction, abortion and mental illness. In her short time as an online persona, Sarah has been thrilled to make alliances with many fine progressives. She has received shout outs on Twitter from Sandra Fluke and Mark Ruffalo. Her farewell letter to Mitt and Paul was read aloud on both the Randi Rhodes Show and The Stephanie Miller Show and she has several pieces featured on The Wyoming Democrats website. Sarah enjoys working as an administrator with forward facing Facebook pages like The Pragmatic Progressive, Third Wave Feminism, Real Truth Now, What The Hell Is Wrong With US?, and Wyoming Progressives as well as for her personal Facebook page, The Bucking Jenny. She has also become a columnist for several online news magazines including The Spare Changer, Addictinginfo, and www.TheBigSlice.org, in addition to her work here at Liberals Unite.
Gun Control – What Isn’t Up For Debate

Gun Control – What Isn’t Up For Debate

As a liberal gun owner in a state that leads the nation in gun ownership, guns , for me, are an object of everyday life. Around here most people responsibly use their guns to procure meat for the winter or run coyotes off the property. Statistically our state’s gun deaths come mostly from suicide. One […]

Homelessness: No Place For Children

The other day I read a five part New York Times article entitled “Invisible Child: Dasani’s Homeless Life.” It detailed a beautiful, responsible, smart, talented, independent, determined eleven year old girl who lived with seven younger siblings and her parents who are recovering addicts in public rodent infested housing described as, “no place for children.” […]

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Ten Things I Have Learned from a Decade of Marriage

My husband and I recently celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary and after some reflection,  I decided to share my list of the top 10 things I have learned the past decade. 10) Go to bed mad if that’s what it takes, but don’t say or do something you will want to take back in the morning. The […]

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Dear Facebook

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Dear Facebook

Have I ever told you, Facebook, how much I love you? Today you provided me with access to updates of Boston’s tragedy while simultaneously reminding me that I do not grieve alone. You showed me my friend’s newborn son and precious images of him meeting his big sister for the first time. You shared a video […]

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The Truth About Chronic Illness: Rhodee Dances

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The Truth About Chronic Illness: Rhodee Dances

Most of my readers know I am chronically ill. I will always be this way.  I won’t die.  I won’t even come close.  I just hurt, and struggle.  I have a lot of trouble, when my symptoms are at their worst, with accepting my life.  It hurts to know I will never keep up with […]

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