Comment Policy

Like any other site, we wish to maintain a respectful community that actively engages in lively discussions about news stories and blog posts, but at the same time keeping it respectful.

Please be polite to other members whether commenters, authors and the subjects of articles.

Rudeness, insults, hate, hostility, and/or negativity may be removed and you may lose your ability to comment.

Opinions and comments always welcomed and encouraged whether on topics such as race, politics, ideology, LGBTQ, and religion. But, posts should be respectful and constructively add to the conversation.

Direct or indirect attacks, name-calling, insults, attempts to derail, hijack, troll or bait others into an emotional response will not be tolerated, including links to other sites with the purpose of selling products.

We reserve the right to remove these types of comments where warranted. Individuals who consistently or intentionally post these types of comments may lose their ability to comment and, if we deem necessary, be permanently excluded from the community.

At times, comments are moderated before they are displayed on the site to make sure it complies with the above. Review time can vary depending on the site-wide comment load, so please be patient. We will strive to get to all comments as quickly as possible. Please, do not resubmit the same comment or complain to the moderators assuming it has been deleted as that just adds needless comments to be processed.

Every person’s opinion is valuable and unique. Don’t misrepresent yourself or others, or spread mis-information. If you do, you will make the community a less enjoyable and valuable place to be and misrepresentation may be removed when we see it.

If a credible threat is made against an individual or group, not only may it be removed but it is likely that it will be reported to law enforcement agencies and we will cooperate with them to any extent requested.

Personally identifiable information should never be posted to the HuffPost comments section for the privacy and protection of all community members. This includes, but is not limited to, full names, addresses, phone numbers, or email addresses.

Any comments that contain this information may be deleted.

If a user has repeatedly posted comments that have violated our rules, their comments may be blocked from appearing to others. This would include inappropriate comments that contain insults, attacks, abuse towards other users or groups; or users who have engaged in trolling or hijacking the comment threads. 

Alexander Hernandez, Esq.

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