North Carolina GOP Throws Veterans Out on Memorial Day Weekend

You won’t find this story anywhere on the news

Lisa Beth Wright
2 min readMay 26, 2024
Veteran saluting.
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Nothing says Happy Memorial Day like throwing veterans and their families out of the GOP convention.

That’s what happened on Friday, yet local and national news have been completely silent regarding the incident. I live in Greensboro, N.C., yet I had to find out about this on YouTube.

I guess CNN prefers to talk about Red Lobster because that was their lead story on Friday.

What did these veterans do to get them ejected from the GOP convention in North Carolina?

After gathering at Greensboro’s Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, they peacefully went to the convention.

“We are demanding that Republican leaders now in Greensboro use all their influence to force Donald Trump to renounce these awful and dangerous threats of violence, which have no place in a democracy. Trump must commit to a peaceful and non-violent election season.” —…