My Turn: A segment of our population lacks empathy

It didn’t take long in America after the initial shock of the pandemic wore off for a segment of the U.S. population to begin protesting perceived infringements on their liberties and the “huge sacrifices” they were being required to make. While watching news footage of enraged protesters waving American flags and carrying semi automatic weapons at various cities across the U.S., and reading opinion pieces in WHT that reflected these same sentiments, I felt both disheartened and angry.