Like many others I am proud to call myself an American. We have the advantage that most people do not have. We have the freedom to choose our religion, speech, education, marry who we want and simply become someone we choose to be. For me, being an American means equal opportunities for all. We are all born with certain unalienable rights that some individuals don’t receive or take for granted; these rights cannot be taken away. The United States is filled with many types of Americans; which do not necessarily have to be born in the United States. The great thing about America, she welcomes all types of people, no matter what ethic background or religion they exercise. There are multiple definitions of being an American, which vary from person to person. There is a large majority of immigrants that come from foreign countries who seek the title to become an American.
Did you know America has no official language? How awesome is that? I am proud to say that I come from a county that is so diverse. I welcome immigrants into America, however it is very disturbing when groups or individuals take advantage of our government or systems to benefit themselves or their home country. My philosophy is that America is a great country and has stood on her own for 241 years with the United States Constitution. If any group or individual wants to come to America and implement their laws from their country, why come to America in the first place? Why are you leaving your country to come to my county and implement your judicial laws
In closing, I want to recognize the women and men who sacrificed their life while fighting for the freedom of our great country. We are very fortune to live in a country where we do not have to fear for our lives. (Well as for right now, who knows what the future holds.)