The Ruff Report: FROM RICHMOND
MEMORIAL DAY WEEK We began this week as we have traditionally done with Memorial Day -- mourning for those who we have lost in various wars in which our nation has fought to protect the values that we share.
Our values are encompassed in many of our faiths, but they are also represented in our Declaration of Independence, Constitution -- including the Bill of Rights -- and respect for human life.
Originally, Memorial Day was established as May 30th of each year. In more recent years, it was officially moved to the fourth Monday of May. This year, we can make it Memorial week.
This particular year, we have other reasons to mourn. The coronavirus has taken many from of us.
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