Cuomo signs bill banning sale of Confederate flags

Next will be the selling a Trump MAGA hat. This is just the beginning. While admitting that the bill clashes with the First Amendment and needs tweaking, Cuomo says onward and upward with limiting our freedoms. Social media no doubt quick to follow.

This isn’t the biggest story of the day, but tells us all we need to know about the lack of respect that they have for our rights.

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law aimed at banning the sale of “hate symbols” such as the Confederate flag or the swastika on state property — even while admitting the new edict might clash with the First Amendment and be struck down as unconstitutional.

The new law — effective immediately — prohibits the sale of hate symbols on public grounds including state and local fairs, and also severely limits their display unless deemed relevant to serving an educational or historical purpose.

“This country faces a pervasive, growing attitude of intolerance and hate — what I have referred to in the body politic as an American cancer,” Cuomo wrote in his approval message.

“By limiting the display and sale of the confederate flag, Nazi swastika and other symbols of hatred from being displayed or sold on state property, including the state fairgrounds, this will help safeguard New Yorkers from the fear-installing effects of these abhorrent symbols.”

More at  New York Post

Other than that, all is well in the swamp.

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