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Day 93 Mourning

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Our country is in mourning.

We struggle with a balance of first amendment rights.

Read the speech from Dallas on July 12, 2016 after deaths on “both sides.”

These men, this department — this is the America I know. And today, in this audience, I see people who have protested on behalf of criminal justice reform grieving alongside police officers. I see people who mourn for the five officers we lost but also weep for the families of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. In this audience, I see what’s possible — (applause) — I see what’s possible when we recognize that we are one American family, all deserving of equal treatment, all deserving of equal respect, all children of God. That’s the America that I know.

~ President Barack Obama, Dallas, July 12, 2016

This is how a President speaks at such times.

Sheri Edwards View All

Geeky Gramma ~~
Retired Middle School Language Arts Teacher ~~
Writer and Thinker

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