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Carthage NC Korean War Veteran Arrested During Moral Monday Protest

Robert Plummer is 83 and a veteran of the Korean War. On Monday he was arrested along with 72 other protesters in the legislative building.
“We fought for democracy and voting rights all over the world and are still fighting,” he said. “We see them being taken away by the legislature right down here in North Carolina. I am an old war veteran who was willing to give his life for his country. That was a United Nations war. In a way I was blessed, because I became the first black underwater demolition man.”
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“I must say law enforcement treated us so nicely. I have never seen such courtesy from law enforcement. I was a union president and marched with King across the Pettis Bridge. There was a difference of 180 degrees.”

He feels differently about the present General Assembly.

“Just the opposite,” Plummer said. “I have never seen anything done in the dark so much. It takes me back to the 1960s.” read more>>>

Welcome to the New South, same as the Old South and joining what is called them 'red states' of the no longer United States!!

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