This is my email I just wrote to Principal Rowe at Covington Catholic High School due to his students conduct towards an indigenous veteran. For more information, read this story HERE.
His contact information is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear Principal Rowe,
I hope this email finds you well.
First and foremost, I am writing you to tell you that I am a full supporter of free speech, even when it it something I disagree with on a principled level.
Secondly, I am writing you to let you know that I am utilizing my free speech to discuss the disgust I felt watching your students harass, mock, and intimidate a Vietnam veteran and indigenous citizen of the United States this Saturday at the March for Life.
I currently serve in the Army National Guard and to be completely upfront, watching a brother in arms get harassed by children was infuriating. I am not saying that they are not allowed to speak up for what they believe in. I am not saying that they should get 'in trouble' for their beliefs.
I AM saying that all actions face consequences, and that their actions came off as entitled bigotry, enraging a large portion of the country, myself included.
I know you will do the right thing. This should not be a moment of punishment, but a moment of teaching and learning, as well as accountability.
Because they are children, I put much more accountability on the adults in their lives, including you.
All the best,