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Letter to the editor: God should guide us


March 26, 2021

Our country is going through a trial that may redefine who we are as a nation. I feel our democracy is struggling by the hands of those who want to change our Constitutional freedoms founded and guided under God.

World War II and Hitler’s Nazi antisemitism allowed many to turn their heads when certain groups were targeted, faith banned, employment denied, books burned, and the list goes on and on. Martin Niemoller, a German theologian and Lutheran pastor, reminds us of how quickly we can have these removed from those in power. His poem: “First they came” goes something like this: “F...

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