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Democrats Trying to Rewrite Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address Line

Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, have you read it? If not, the clock is ticking. Democrats and a handful of Republicans are supporting legislation that would rewrite the motto of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which is based on a specific quote from Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address. “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan,” the VA motto reads. Pretty harmless, right? Now, remember that it’s 2021 and the pronouns “him” and “his” are deemed unbelievably troubling when thrown around loosely. Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) says we can’t go on this way, so she introduced a bill to “update the VA motto to be inclusive of women & LGBTQ veterans.” House and Senate bills, entitled the “Honoring All Veterans Act of 2021,” believe the following rewrite is a must if we are to ever speak of Lincoln’s address again: “To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise to care for those ‘who shall have borne the battle’ and for their families, caregivers, and survivors.” We are losing our minds. By design. Robert Wilkie, former secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, spoke out against the bill on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Sunday. Wilkie says the legislation […]

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Written by Bobby Burack

Bobby Burack covers any news story that deserves attention but focuses on media. His interests include reading Stephen King novels, avoiding traffic on the road, and pretending to solve true-crime mysteries. He still believes Cersei should've won and encourages everyone to always question the news.