DSC_0203Must be mandatory in a free society?

“American Legion yanks cash from Morton Grove Park District due to pledge boycott”

“I would be absolutely satisfied if he at least stood like the rest of us,” Noles said. “I know a lot of people who went to Southeast Asia and didn’t come back. That’s why it’s so frustrating to some of us.”

Any possibility that some of those who never came back would be OK with individuals opting out on a groupthink pledge to a symbol?

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