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Published On: Fri, Oct 27th, 2017

President Trump ‘burn in hell’ and dead body Halloween display angers neighborhood

A Halloween display involving a Donald Trump tombstone and a fake corpse has created a volatile situation in a Cortlandt neighborhood in New York. Poor taste and a debate over free speech pushed the story into the headlines.

The Cross Lane home has decorations on the lawn set up to denigrate President Trump, with his name above the phrase “Burn in Hell” and a body in plastic wrap behind the caution tape.

Theresa Gucciardo-Perry, who lives around the corner on Edgewood Road, spoke to the press, claiming that she was so disgusted by the setup that she called Cortlandt officials to see if the town could force Vergara to remove the display.

“I want to know how far freedom of speech goes,” she said. Gucciardo-Perry said she wants the decorations, and Vergara, out of the neighborhood.

“Fabian needs to be removed from the neighborhood,” she said.

“I’m doing it for fun. It was a joke,” Fabian Vergara, who lives in the home, said Wednesday. “I like Halloween, so I don’t see anything wrong with that. It’s a free country.”

“Is this about Halloween or about you making a political statement?” the angry woman said about the decorations. “You don’t like it here? Get the hell out.”

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- Writer and Co-Founder of The Global Dispatch, Brandon has been covering news, offering commentary for years, beginning professional in 2008 on sites like Examiner and blogs: Desk of Brian, Crazed Fanboy. Appearing on several radio shows, Brandon has hosted Dispatch Radio, written his first novel (The Rise of the Templar) will be a licensed Assembly of God Pastor by the Spring of 2017. "Why do we do this?" I was asked and the answer is simple. "I just want the truth. I want a source of information that tells me what's going and clearly attempts to separate opinion from fact. Set aside left and right, old and young, just point to the world and say, 'Look!'" To Contact Brandon email [email protected] ATTN: BRANDON

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