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Your Opinion: Participation in labor parades

Your Opinion: Participation in labor parades

September 1st, 2013 by David Martin, Jefferson City in News

Dear Editor:

In the next few days and weeks, labor parades will be held across our great country. Most labor parade participants will be limited to only those organizations contributing and supporting the Democrat party.

The Jefferson City Labor Parade used to be inclusive of all politicians and political groups until around 10 years ago when Republicans and others were excluded from the affair. The parade organizers have every right to define their event.

Some taxpayer-funded public school bands will be marching along with the remnants and affiliates of ACORN, the NEA, the SEIU and Planned Parenthood. Thankfully, the Jefferson City Public Schools no longer enlists the participation of their young musicians for a partisan cause.