What’s So Funny ‘Bout Peace, Love, and Understanding?

What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love, and Understanding?

Originally published in the Ann Arbor News, Bay City Times, Flint Journal, Grand Rapids Press, Jackson Citizen Patriot, Kalamazoo Gazette, Muskegon Chronicle, Saginaw News
May 11, 2014

I don’t remember if there was a specific story that got me started on this. I think it was just an amalgamation of various unhappy incidents of lawmakers preventing people who wouldn’t vote for them from having full rights as citizens and supposedly open-minded folks saying hateful things about people with faith they don’t understand . But then on Sunday, the day the cartoon hit the newspapers, a single illustrative story was provided in my very own town on Grandville: Slushie Thrown at Anti-Gay Demonstrator

Cue the Elvis Costello: http://vimeo.com/43308455

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