Ms. Smithfield: A rebuttal.
Your assertion that it was [Councilwoman Kim] Learnard who is responsible for our council’s moment of silence is totally baseless.
In fact, it was my suggestion that we have this moment to allow all in attendance to quietly ask guidance of their deity prior to the Pledge of Allegiance.
I did this because I feel one’s religion is personal, and I see no need to display one’s religion over another.
If you’re looking to cast blame, I’m your target. To date, council has received only one public comment on the change and it was to thank us. Read More»