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Remove flags to protest separation of children from parents

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Remove flags to protest separation of children from parents

Typing Letter to the Editor for the Opinion page.

Taking down American flags and storing them until the American government ceases its cruel, horrendous and inhumane policy with respect to the children and parents at the border is a form of conscientious objection that is both moral and patriotic.

The garrison flags at car dealerships and corporations should come down first, followed by the flags of homeowners, allowing only the flags on government property to fly.

When children are united with their parents, when the detention centers are abolished, and the private sector is allowed to help those in need will the conscientious objection come to an end.

Ray Kalainikas



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What a silly idea; to think I would take down "Old Glory" as a protest in favor of Illegal aliens. Not on your life, Mr. Kalainikas!


I wonder what the letter writer thinks of replacing the American flag with the flags of the nations they are actually trying to get away from, as occurred near that detention center. Isn't THAT somewhat disingenuous to the country they are trying to enter, legally or not?

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