nvdaily.com link to home page

Traffic | Weather | Mobile Edition
      Subscribe | Special Sections

Opinion arrow Letters to the Editor

| 0

Letter to the Editor: Embarrassing comments made at public hearing


Editor:

In my opinion, there was an embarrassing amount of ignorance on display at Monday night's Front Royal Town Council meeting.

As a Main Street business owner (Gathered), I would personally welcome any business that brings cultural diversity to Main Street. Diversity cultivates both strength and stability within a community.

From an economic perspective, it would be a very wise move to repeal code 110-17. Of course, we don't want our town to have a bad reputation (which I understood to be a major concern of many speakers at the meeting), but if this code stays in place, Front Royal will have a bad reputation -- one of being closed-minded with antiquated ethics.

Citizens should be able to choose how they want to spend their money, be it on a souvenir T-shirt, a statue of a religious icon, a piece of artwork, or a tarot reading.

I sincerely hope that the resistance to the repeal of this code doesn't represent our greater community as an intolerant, short-sighted one.

Cadyn Speziale, Front Royal


Comments

Comments that are posted represent the opinion of the commenter and not the Northern Virginia Daily/nvdaily.com. View our comments/submisssions policy. Report abuse by clicking the X next to the comment.










Opinion Sections

Editorial Cartoons Editorials Guest Commentary Letters to the Editor Linda Ash Online Comments Op-Ed Reader Commentary Syndicated Columnists






News | Sports | Business | Lifestyle | Obituaries | Opinion | Multimedia| Entertainment | Classifieds
Contact Us | NIE | Place a Classified | Privacy Policy | Comments/Submissions Policy | Subscribe

Copyright © The Northern Virginia Daily | nvdaily.com | 152 N. Holliday St., Strasburg, Va. 22657 | (800) 296-5137

nvdaily.com
2014 Virginia Press Association Grand Sweepstakes Winner
The Best Small Daily Newspaper in Virginia!


nvdaily.com | seeshenandoah.com