An Evil, Vicious and Inhumane Practice That Left A Stain On the Soul of This Nation, Which Is Why We're Celebrating It

by
Abby Zimet

 

Somebody reminded Virgina's GOP Gov. Bob McDonnell that slavery was a
big deal that led to the Civil War, so now he's backtracked
and included it in his proclamation of Confederate History Month. He's
sounding downright abject on the subject - but he's still celebrating the
Confederacy.

"WHEREAS, it is important for all Virginians to understand that the

institution of slavery led to this war and was an evil and inhumane
practice that deprived people of their God-given inalienable rights and
all Virginians are thankful for its permanent eradication from our
borders, and the study of this time period should reflect upon and learn
from this painful part of our history..."

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