St. Louis Park, located in Rep. Ilhan Omar’s 5th congressional district in Minnesota, was the site of a recent uproar after their city council voted unanimously to do away with the Pledge of Allegiance before meetings photoshop formen kostenlos.
The move, they claimed, was an effort to serve a more “diverse community.”
“We concluded that in order to create a more welcoming environment to a diverse community we’re going to forgo saying the Pledge of Allegiance before every meeting,” council member Tim Brausen said prior to a 5-0 vote to amend the proceedings song gratisen.
Anne Mavity, who sponsored the rule change, said the Pledge isn’t necessary.
“Not everyone who does business with the city or has a conversation is a citizen,” Mavity told KARE 11 kostenloses brennprogramm downloaden.
A Minnesota city voted to eliminate the Pledge of Allegiance. It didn’t go over well. https://t.co/3Wx8xyt02P
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) June 28, 2019
Brausen cited another reason for removing the Pledge of Allegiance – alleged intimidation of illegal immigrants libreoffice kostenlos vollversion deutsch.
“Unfortunately, some of us feel like patriotism has been so politicized that it’s almost used as a weapon against people,” Brausen added windows 7 spiele kostenlos herunterladen.
Minnesota Senate Republicans called the City Council vote to remove the Pledge, “shocking.”
SHOCKING: Democrats on the St postident-coupon herunterladen barclaycard. Louis Park, MN City Council voted unanimously to eliminate the pledge of allegiance at their meetings. ? pic.twitter.com/quurAmBm3I
— Minnesota Senate Republicans (@mnsrc) June 26, 2019
“St Louis Park should no longer be allowed to claim it’s in the United States of America,” he added.
Needless to say, people were dismayed at the council’s actions.
“If you aren’t PROUD to say OUR Pledge of Allegiance then you should NOT be our Government official,” one follower of the Senate Republicans wrote on Twitter netflix filme downloaden windows 8. “It is literally pledging allegiance to our United States of America.”
And the people’s voices have been heard.
St. Louis Park Mayor Jake Spano announced that the issue will be taken back up during a meeting on July 8th.
2/3 Historically when a decision is made by the council, it’s over and we move on but after hearing from more people than I can count in the last day (many admittedly not from SLP), I asked my colleagues to revisit this decision and a majority of them agreed.
— Jake Spano (@spanojake) June 28, 2019
Former First Lady Hillary Clinton last year praised an 11-year-old for kneeling during the Pledge of Allegiance.
“It takes courage to exercise your right to protest injustice, especially when you’re 11!” Clinton tweeted. “Keep up the good work Mariana.”
It takes even more courage to stand up for your nation when it’s constantly under assault by politically incorrect liberals who’d rather eliminate everything we once held dear.
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