Solving Violence in America, Pre-And Post-Election

Author: Ty Smith
Created: 02 November, 2020
Updated: 14 August, 2022
1 min read

This is an independent opinion. Have one of your own? Email it to hoa@ivn.us

As a retired Navy SEAL with six combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, I’ve witnessed a lot of conflict and violence. I never thought I’d be in the middle of a domestic battleground here in my own country. But, here we are, on the brink of America’s most heated and important presidential election, and violence is on everyone’s mind.  

As Election Day quickly approaches, concerns over election security and public safety are mounting. Combine this with increasingly heated presidential rhetoric, political polarization, COVID-19 related anxiety, ongoing civil unrest and police brutality,  and you have a  perfect storm brewing.

Watch the video for more information on the problem and my proposed solution.

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