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The Irony Of Symbols


Irony is difficult for many. Take the display of the Stars and Stripes next to the Stars and Bars. The first is a symbol of “We the people…” and a “more perfect union.” The armies marching under the Stars and Bars would have split that union asunder.

People who revere the Stars and Bars often quote the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution to justify the perceived right to discriminate. However, in 2015 and given the mobility of Americans, rights granted in one state should be recognized in all states. Articles and amendments to our Constitution give the federal government the...

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