That brings me to a burden we all have shared since the news broke that seventeen innocent people, mostly children, had their lives ripped away earlier this week in a Parkland, Florida school.
The first amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees freedom of speech to us as citizens. That includes the freedom to demonstrate and protest. I get it. However, I don’t understand protesting the very symbol of our freedom — our flag.
In the wake of the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, virtually every city in the nation is trying to determine if their statues and monuments are politically correct (including my city of Tallahassee). For many, the memorials of our founding fathers are now epicenters of violence and hatred. It seems everyone now falls into one of two groups: those who want the statues to remain and those who want them removed.
Editor’s Note: The following is a rebuttal to a Professor of Biology at a Florida Institution of higher learning, concerning a letter written to...
Last week, I wrote an article about a bill weaving its way through the Ohio State Legislature. It’s a shame this bill even needs to be brought up for a vote. My published article dealt with the facts – now I’m going to share my opinion.