Officials at the Mullis Community Senior Center on San Juan Island in Washington state recently banned members from saying their traditional prayer and Pledge of Allegiance before lunch, forcing them to huddle in the corner around their own flag to pay tribute to American freedom.
But a subsequent crackdown to enforce the ban has reportedly resulted in members of the local American Legion arrested for trespassing with American flags, as well as reports of senior center staff roughing up elderly members who insist on reciting the pledge.
Daven Holzer, commander of the American Legion Post 163, told KIROhis organization was contacted by a group of seniors who wanted help putting on the pledge after officials ended the tradition. Legion members organized the optional pledge […]
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