Skip to comments.Students at Lincoln Memorial Told to Stop Singing National Anthem
Posted on 08/10/2010 8:26:54 AM PDT by nmh
A group of high school students attending a conservative leadership conference in Washington, D.C. said they were ordered by a security guard to stop singing the national anthem during a June 25 visit to the Lincoln Memorial.
They told them to stop singing, said Evan Gassman, a spokesman for the Young Americas Foundation. I was taken aback. You wouldnt expect a display of national patriotism to be censored."
If their idea of civil disobedience is singing the national anthem, then so be it, Gassman said. Let them disobey.
The crime was "singing it loudly".
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The time is getting close.
That's insane. The Lincoln Memorial *has* content, unless they've removed Lincoln's speeches from the wall since the last time I was there.
So did the kids tell the guards to go to hell, and if not, why not??!!
I would think that in American, the national anthem would be considered “content neutral”.
The “content” is why the memorial is there in the first place. Good grief, Charlie Brown.
They did, they started singing again, joined by other tourists. Like the bar scene in Casablanca.
You've got that right and the sooner the better. Time to take out the trash...
The US Park Police are in violation of American citizens rights,Someone needs fired.
Our national anthem is considered “non-neutral content”?
They’re not looking for completely content neutral; they want devoid of content.
Any song by whitey crackers must go.
And Lincoln was white, too. That monument must go."
This truly pi$$es me off......
completely content neutral” my ass! Throw some f’n muslim prayer rugs out for the SOB’s to pray on, ok. Bring a boom box out jammin some 50 cent rap BS, fine. Burn the flag, pictures of Palin or Bush, okie doke. God forbid you sing America’s National Anthem at a National Memorial in America!
I’m sick and tired of this sh&%! November isn’t going to help one iota with Kagan and Sontameyer (and Lord knows who else) on the SC! Along with all of the lame duck crap these pissants in DC will pass between November and January!
When will flying the Stars and Stripes be deemed divisive?
<The time is getting close.
Amen, my FRiend.
Why does it look like this guy's searching from some reason to justify telling the kids to stop?
It already is....
“The time is getting close.”....
I agree. The whack left will pay.
Remember post-9/11 when the lefties were saying that the American flag was “divisive”?
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