A patriotic, pre-game celebration honoring law enforcement and first responders at a high school football game has drawn the ire of the New Jersey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
ACLU: School’s Salute to Cops Sends “Ominous, Frightening Message”
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New Jersey’s Middletown High School South saluted more than 100 police officers and military personnel on Oct. 21st.
The celebration culminated with teenaged football players and police officers unfurling a massive American flag before singing the national anthem.
“A star-spangled celebration,” is how the Asbury Park Press described the festivities.
But the ACLU of New Jersey exploded with fury -- accusing organizers of sending an “ominous, frightening message.”