By Madeleine Morgenstern, The Blaze
An Ohio college reportedly threatened to cancel a Sept. 11 American flag memorial unless student organizers included flags from other countries that suffered losses in the attacks as well.
Sarah Snow, president of the Marietta College Republicans, told Human Events her organization planned to observe the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by putting up 2,977 small flags on the school’s grounds, one to commemorate each person who died.
After receiving initial permission from the college to hold the memorial, Snow, a junior, said she received a second email saying the vigil would not be allowed unless it also included flags from the other countries too.
In a post on the Young America’s Foundation website, an organization for conservative students, Snow said her “jaw dropped” when she read the email.
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By Tina Korbe, HotAir.com
The divisive developments surrounding planned 9/11 commemoratives continue to disappoint. Administrators at Marietta College in Ohio, for example, created a controversy over one student’s planned display of 2,977 American flags — one for each person who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks...
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By Daniel Doherty, Townhall.com
Across the nation, more than 260 colleges and high schools are participating in Young America’s Foundation’s 9/11 Never Forget Project. The foundation unveiled their plan in 2003 when it became painfully clear that many schools and colleges in the United States were doing little to honor the victims killed on September 11, 2001. Unfortunately, at some liberal institutions, college administrators fought vehemently against properly commemorating these individuals before finally relenting. Here are some of the most odious examples...
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