This city in Georgia had a Memorial Day display set up — until the whiney PC complainers decided that they didn’t like and it was taken down. Now, those who were in support of it are shocked. Does this offend you?
PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. — A large Memorial Day display in one metro town was abruptly taken down because of the display’s religious overtones.
The disappearance of the crosses on a corner in Hiram angered some residents, wondering who would complain about it.
Many thought the crosses on Highway 92 were an appropriate Memorial Day display, but a short time after the crosses went up outside a city of Hiram building, they came down.
“It opened our eyes that we missed something here, and we immediately took corrective action,” City Manager Barry Atkinson said.
The handmade crosses were meant to represent the 79 Paulding Countians who died in America’s wars.
The city’s mayor and others were behind the plan, which attracted praise and simultaneous criticism — Atkinson said some who called his office simply asked if crosses were the appropriate symbol.
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