Rachel Lassiter

Rachel Lassiter commented on Letter: Godly Principles

Our system does not rest upon the revealed will of God. We are not a theocracy. We are constitutional federal republic. We were founded on the principle of religious liberty.

Both the state and federal constitutions prevent the imposition of anyone's understanding of "God or Godly…

Rachel Lassiter commented on An Engine’s Roar

Great letter. Please send it to every paper in South Dakota.

Rachel Lassiter commented on Tariff Confusion

Trump’s zero-sum economics is wrong, and as we see, harmful to America. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/opinions/wp/2018/08/16/possibly-trumps-stupidest-tweet-ever/?utm_term=.db0b6e920c7e

Rachel Lassiter commented on About Fake News

PolitiFact: All False statements involving Donald Trump (page 1 of 9)
http://www.politifact.com/personalities/donald-trump/statements/byruling/false/

Rachel Lassiter commented on Statistics Tell A Story On Informed Consent

Bob Mercer is clearly mistaken. Statistics are use to lie again and again. That a women seeking abortion would not want read anti-abortion information mandated by the South Dakota legislature makes perfect sense. The idea that women who seek abortion are uninformed about their decision does …

Rachel Lassiter commented on Death Mentality

The NRA's is not pro-life but pro-gun. As evidenced by their reply to murders in Parkland, Sutherland Springs, Las Vegas, Sandy Hook, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Columbine, etc...

Rachel Lassiter commented on Disgusted!

Tom Prussa’s father fought for our rights. Not only is kneeling during the National Anthem not a crime but it is constitutional protected free speech. Exercising our constitutional rights is not an insult to veterans nor sign of disrespect.

My father is a veteran. My older brother is …

Rachel Lassiter commented on Taking A Knee And Taking A Stand

I served in the USAF. My younger brother is a decorated Iraqi War US Army veteran. My older brother is a disabled veteran of the US Army. My father served in the US Army. Being offended on behalf of veterans makes no sense. Your are placing etiquette above the freedoms veterans swore to prot…

Rachel Lassiter commented on A Sad Affair

Olympic champions John Carlos and Tommie Smith were called in "unpatriotic" in 1968 for protesting racism. Muhammad Ali was stripped of his crown and band from boxing for protesting the Vietnam war. Resentment toward black athletes who protest injustice is nothing new.

My fa…

Rachel Lassiter commented on Taking A Knee And Taking A Stand

Mr. Hart, I did not blame you for Donald Trump's comments. I pointed out that he did not use etiquette when criticizing others. In your comments etiquette appeared to be important to you.

Freedom of speech does not mean freedom from criticism. When you say peaceful protesters are disre…