Standing for the Constitution can get you into trouble these days.
Via the Herald-Tribune:
Manatee County School guardian John Cinque remains on restricted duty while school officials investigate his social media posts that show possible affiliations with anti-government groups.
“With the stroke of a pen, from the ivory tower with the gold top, you’ve decided to create me to be a felon,” Cinque said during a 2013 town hall. “Since we’re going down the course of China, why don’t we pass a law from the ivory tower up there where you can only have one child. Do I have to choose which of my two (children) I have to kill, since I can only have one child now?”
Cinque said, repeatedly, that he would refuse to comply with the gun control law, regardless of the legal consequences for him.
A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Cinque told the Connecticut crowd he had taken an oath “to protect the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”
Such rhetoric echoes that of the Oath Keepers, an organization that describes itself as comprising “current and formerly serving military, police, and first responders” who swear to defend the Constitution and refuse to follow orders that violate it.
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