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Stand up for free speech...
Dec 13, 2012
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Thank you for publishing the list of businesses being boycotted and harassed for exercising their right of free speech. Although I moved from Moab years ago, I continue to visit and will be sure to patronize those businesses.
The anti-free speech thugs of Moab’s right wing(nut) gang continue to bully and attack anyone who has a differing opinion – just like when I lived there years ago. Narrow-mindedness and hate are alive and well in the new generation of the “sagebrush rebellion.”
Hang tough courageous business owners! Time – and lots of us regular people – are on your side.
Salt Lake City, Utah
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