This week we bleed blue for cops. Sure, police make mistakes. But where are we when they stand down while protesters burn and loot? Sir Thomas More said, “If you cut down every law in England, where would you hide?” (“A Man for All Seasons.”) Obama and Hillary have widened the racial divide and made it less safe and appealing to be a cop. “Police leaders are the glue holding America together during this crisis of confidence and trust,” The New York Post wrote.
Never has America been more in need of the inalienable right to bear arms. Responsible gun owners help keep the country secure. “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”
May reasonable, visionary leaders rise up to heal and uphold law enforcement. Lincoln’s words would have comforted Dallas on Monday, July 11: “With malice toward none, with charity for all, let us strive to bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan.” We bleed for those left behind with only a badge to hold.
Laurie Litster Frost, Boise
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