The Protests Prove Our Freedom Is an Illusion

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The United States is a country built of ideas. The major conflicts that have come up in our country’s relatively short lifespan come from a difference of opinion on what those ideas actually are.

To some, it’s an inherent gift of freedom. Nobody can tell you what to do. And if they try, you have the right to voice your opinion and disagree without fear of retribution.