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Lynching of African-Americans was one of the most horrible and unacceptable practices in our nation's recent history. It is vital that Terry Jones be condemned for using a lynching as a political message, in particular by Republican leaders.

By the nature of his office, every citizen has the Constitutional right to harshly criticize President Obama -- but not to threaten his life. Perhaps more importantly, Jones' action is an attack on the African-American population, who faced the terrorism of widespread lynchings in living memory.

Governor Romney and other Republican leaders must make clear this image is unacceptable in U.S. political discourse.

Letter to
Governor Mitt Romney, presumed Republican Party Presidential Candidate
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Governor Mitt Romney, presumed Republican Party Presidential Candidate.

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Condemn Terry Jones lynching an effigy of President Obama

Lynching of African-Americans was one of the most horrible and unacceptable practices in our nation's recent history. It is vital that Terry Jones be condemned for using a lynching as a political message, in particular by Republican leaders.

By the nature of his office, every citizen has the Constitutional right to harshly criticize President Obama -- but not to threaten his life. Perhaps more importantly, Jones' action is an attack on the African-American population, who faced the terrorism of widespread lynchings in living memory.

Governor Romney and other Republican leaders must make clear this image is unacceptable in U.S. political discourse.
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Sincerely,