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I don't want to go to designated spot for nudity; I'm not a nudist

To The Daily Sun,

An open letter to Chelsea Davis:

Your letter to the editor about dressing modestly and that women not expose their breasts in public, doesn't understand what the Free the Nipple movement is really about at all.

Your implication that my mother didn't raise me to be respectful and "modest" is wrong. And you would know that, too, because we're family. Others reading your letter believe you're speaking in theory about any woman going topless but the truth is, because your brother is my stepdad, I know you are speaking literally about me and my mother. I'm pretty confident that this is personal and if this movement was started by any other woman, you wouldn't care all that much.

Makes me wonder why months ago you said to me, "When I saw you doing the Free the Nipple thing I was so happy because breastfeeding mothers get shamed too much." We spoke for hours about it. Why is it you can bash me in an open letter in the paper but not to my face?

Like a majority of women in the U.S., I was raised to wear a shirt, bra, or bikini top. It wasn't until last year that I started exercising my legal right to go without a shirt. Your breasts may be private parts to you, which is fine, but not all women think of their breasts as a private part. How is this supposed to create equality? The very fact of not allowing me to do something men are allowed to do is inequality. It's like all of us flipping a coin and being told those who get heads are allowed to do something and those with tails are not allowed. Well, unfortunately I got tails and so did you. Is that equality?

Having the right to go shirtless is so insignificant. It's so small and simple, yet women cannot do it. That is the point. How can women ever expect to be treated completely equal in all regards, even in wages, if we cannot do a simple thing like going without a shirt the way men are allowed? Me going shirtless does not restrict your rights. You do not have a constitutional right to be comfortable at all times in public. But you do have the constitutional right to be treated equally under the law regardless of gender. If you see me shirtless at the beach you have choices. You can turn away, move, or even leave. While you may feel you are being forced to leave, you are not. It is your choice and your response is your responsibility.

I will not comment much on the Bible and what God may or may not think of people going without a shirt. It isn't related because, as you said, there are many different religions. Christianity isn't the law of the land. But ask yourself, if God wants me to be covered does he want the same for men? Are you socially conditioned to believe that God has no problem with men parading around half-naked flaunting their nipples?

Christians may have places they can meet, but they still have equal rights. They are still able to wear a cross in public and even openly talk about Christianity in public. I do not want to go to a "designated spot" for nudity because I am not a nudist. If a man walking around without a shirt isn't nudity, than neither is it for a woman. You are selfish and greedy to expect me and others to dress and behave in a way that you find acceptable. Why should I be uncomfortable for you?

Free the Nipple is about more than going topless. It's about getting rid of breast and nipple shame for women. It's about getting rid of notions and implications like yours, that I wasn't raised right. Keep your shirt on at the beach if you want, I won't.

Kia Sinclair

Danbury

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Sometimes truth gets in the way of the left's plan for the rest of us

To The Daily Sun,

ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, NPR and other mainstream media "fifth column" lost souls will never tell you what President Barack Obama has told world leaders in private, but it is out there if you care to look it up. "There will be no comprehensive solution to Islamic terrorism until Islam reconciles itself to modernity and undergoes reform the way Christianity did". Yes, that is what has been alleged/reported that he has told world leaders in private, including the heads of state in Australia.

Well, how can that be as he continues to play the silly semantic game of telling Americans that it makes no difference what you want to call these extremists who commit acts of terror? Daniel Greenfield says that is in part because Obama and the left do not want to give United States citizens the opportunity to feel good about themselves or dare feel patriotic about our country. Because that will bring harm to the leftists lust for open borders and a further onslaught of illegal immigrants who will vote for Democrats.

Greenfield reminds us that Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and the left fear Brexit and Trump far more than they do the Islamic State quest for a new caliphate. That appears to be just how badly they dream of the power and control of a global community. Greenfield then gives the analogy of the week regarding Obama's comments to the world leaders: "It would be like Khrushchev explaining how communism can't work and will eventually fall apart". Well, unless we make NASA's new mission to make Muslims feel good about themselves. Or we give money, jobs and education to all the fundamentalist Muslims so that they will not despise the infidels anymore, because they will no longer be poor, impoverished an unemployed. Or unless we give Iran gobs of money so that they will no longer see the United States as the "great Satan."

What, we are already doing that? How's that working out? What, they have not yet begun to reconcile themselves to modernity? Oh right, we must get rid of the AR-15 rifles and then they will no longer do the Orlando death march on us. Why aren't more of the moderate Muslims speaking out and joining up with Dr. Zuhdi Jasser and his group, The American Islamic Forum for Democracy and his quest to save the soul of Islam? Why are they siding with CAIR, the Muslim Brotherhood and their many front groups?

It absolutely drives the left mad when the truth gets in the way of their larger plan for the rest of us. Apparently, they are willing to break a whole lot of eggs in order to achieve their world class Marxist omelet — you know, their dream of an open borders, world wide global society where peace will reign, the seas will cease to rise and the earth will finally heal and breath free. Many on the left really believe in this utopian plan of madness and destruction. Crazy dude, crazy.

Russ Wiles
Tilton

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