On the 4th of July, David Heimbold, Saint Augustine Tea Party Media Chairman, while celebrating our nation’s 237th birthday, walked on Federal property carrying a flag dating back to the Revolutionary War period. In 1776, Betsy Ross had not yet been commissioned to produce the American Flag that came to be known as the Betsy Ross flag. In addition, Heimbold carried the sign pictured above which states, “Tea Party Lives on 4 U!”
- Park Ranger Jill Jaworski issues Citation against the right to Free Speech Photo credit: TCC Staff
For this grievous act of violating national security, Park Ranger Jill Jaworski, pictured, cited Mr. Heimbold with a violation which, if convicted, would leave him with a criminal record. The violation is for failure to obtain a ‘special use permit’. According to the Park Rangers, Free Speech and the Right of Assembly requires a permit and/or regulation and control. It should be noted that the Castillo de San Marco grounds were covered with people who brought all kinds of paraphernalia, signs and flags to celebrate the Fourth. They were not required to have a permit. Only the Tea Party was singled out for not having a ‘permit’. This discrimination is clearly a violation of Civil Rights. Continue reading at: examiner.com.
Hat tip: Becky Gerritson, Wetimpka (AL) Tea Party