Like so many Christian conservatives,”Kayla Marenco’s Oct. 6 letter, “Expressing freedom,” can’t, or won’t, grasp that using a taxpayer-funded event or government-paid employees to promote a religion is exactly what the Constitution protects us against.
Desperately trying to hold on to their privileged position, some Christians feign victimhood at any attempt to preserve and protect the wall of separation between church and state.
I’m sure we would have heard no such defense of a banner quoting a verse from the Quran. I would bet that if it had been a Bible verse of my choosing on that banner, she would have ripped that down in a heartbeat.
No. Her complaint is not about freedom of speech; it’s about loss of undeserved privilege.
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Terry L Miller, South Miami