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People In The UK Suddenly Started Wearing Safety Pins But What's The Reason?

If you are wearing a simple shirt or suit, you can heighten your appeal by having an accessory that would show more color or vibrancy. But are all accessories simply placed to make you look better? No. Some items are used because people are trying to send an incredibly powerful message.

So why are people suddenly wearing safety pins in the United Kingdom? Check out the story here.

People In The UK Suddenly Started Wearing Safety Pins But What's The Reason?

People In The UK Suddenly Started Wearing Safety Pins But What's The Reason?

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More and more people in the United Kingdom are wearing a small safety pin.

More and more people in the United Kingdom are wearing a small safety pin.

People might think that this is somehow related to punk rockers and whatever music they're about to release, but the reason is more significant.

On June 23, the world was stunned when the United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union.

On June 23, the world was stunned when the United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union.

Everyone was completely surprised as nobody really imagined that the UK actually had enough people who wanted to live in the EU.

However, the recent Brexit vote has led to something horrible.

However, the recent Brexit vote has led to something horrible.

For one, there has been a whopping 57 percent rise in the number of reported cases of xenophobic abuse, as noted by the National Police Chief's Council.

Some victims posted photos of these alleged incidents online.

Whether it was physical abuse or a verbal incident, people took to social media to provide alleged evidence of what was going on in the United Kingdom.

Outgoing Prime Minister, David Cameron had something to say about these incidents.

Outgoing Prime Minister, David Cameron had something to say about these incidents.

He said that even if they are ethnic minorities in the UK, these people should not be abused because they have also contributed greatly to the country.

Soon enough, Allison from Twitter had a wonderful idea.

Because of what she saw online, she realized that people should help in their own little ways.

Allison suggested that wearing a simple safety pin would help.

This safety pin means that the person wearing it is someone who is an ally of ethnic minorities.

Social media users loved the idea and implemented it little by little.

People from the UK, who were wearing safety pins, meant that immigrants could approach them without the fear of being harmed or discriminated against.

Allison said her idea became successful because it was simple.

For one, it was easy to buy, and everyone basically had one already. Moreover, there are no words or political text involved. It's just a simple sign that a person is not xenophobic.

However, some people believe that what she is doing does nothing spectacular.

Still, in a country that has been divided, this action could just help people realize that kindness does not have to be so hard to show.

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