The liberal group “Disarm NYPD” has planned an event for Wednesday night that has patriotic Americans everywhere outraged.
According to American Overlook, the group will be hosting a mass burning of American flags in Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn. Disarm NYPD created a Facebook page for the event entitled “Burn the American Flags,” and on it they invited everyone in the city to come to the park to “set fire to this symbol of oppression.”
The organizers of the event say they are doing it because of Charleston shooter Dylann Roof, who they claim was not an “isolated actor” but the “product of a consistent pattern of state-sponsored terrorism and radicalized dehumanization in America.”
Originally, they were going to burn the Confederate flag, but they must not have been getting enough attention for this because it later switched to an American flag burning.
“There will be no peace until we tear down this system of oppression,” the group wrote on Facebook. “It isn’t enough to take the flag down; we must put an end to white supremacy once and for all.”
Americans everywhere have voiced their outrage at this event, but Disarm NYPD says they have nor regrets.
“We find it a sign of the times that people can care so much about a piece of cloth, while at the same time be so quiet about black churches being burned all over the country,” they said on Facebook in response to the backlash. “Perhaps this is the great difference between us and the so-called ‘patriots’. While they express their loyalty to symbols, we express our loyalty to the lives of the oppressed.”
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