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After the storming of the Capitol: We need accountability, repentance and a reckoning | America Magazine

January 6, 2021


The president of the United States today incited a riot in the nation’s capital, which disrupted the proceedings of the U.S. Congress during the peaceful execution of its constitutional duties. A mob surrounded the U.S. Capitol, effectively imprisoning the assembled legislators, endangering their safety. The mob carried the Confederate battle flag into the U.S. Capitol while Congress was acting to ensure a peaceful transfer of power at the highest levels of the U.S. government. The nation watched with horror as guns were drawn in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives. Several people were wounded. One woman was shot by Capitol Police and later died…
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One Comment
  1. What a painful day this has been for the country. I think of how the people who stormed the Capital, have been manipulated into thinking they were the true patriots – instead of being the ones violating what we hold sacred as our nation.

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