This protestor at WWII memorial is my new hero! What a great sign... http://t.co/ZjYhEH6hlc—
Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 02, 2013
Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs. When the Obama administration directed the Park Service to post this at the World War II Memorial …
… a protester countered with this:
That sign’s a winner, but it’s got solid competition. This one says it all:
Best WWII Mmeorial Sign: "NORMANDY WAS CLOSED WHEN WE GOT THERE, TOO."—
Charles Sykes (@SykesCharlie) October 02, 2013
The visiting Honor Flight vets were eventually allowed access to the memorial to engage in First Amendment activities.
The Honor Flights are being granted access to the WWII Memorial to conduct 1st Amendment actives in accordance with NPS regulations—
Carol B Johnson (@NationalMallPIO) October 02, 2013
The Park Service promises that the memorial will remain open for veterans.
NPS SPOKESPERSON: We will from here on out open WWII Memorial for Honor Flight vets coming to visit.—
Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) October 02, 2013
Let’s make sure as many vets as possible get to see their memorial.
And here’s a sign that sums up our unwavering gratitude: “Thank you for keeping the world free.”