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Just Say NO! to IT

When I started this post, it was going in one direction. I was going to address the issue of the Oregon shooter who was targeting Christians, and how the media has totally downplayed the hate crime aspect of this tragedy. But I decided to do some research first to get my facts straight. My search led me to another issue that turned my attention in a whole new direction.
I know I’m a few weeks behind the times, but I came across a controversy over an opinion post made in a college newspaper, where a student gave his opinion on the Black Lives Matter movement. This student, a 30-year-old white male war veteran who served two tours in Iraq, stated that he was disturbed by the way some of the BLM activists seemed to cheer the recent murders of American police officers. I am not here to give my own opinion on the BLM movement. That would take a whole other post. But I'm concerned about the way freedom of opinion is being stripped away in our society. 
Before I go on, let me stop and s…