In honor of Independence Day, a local attorney will recite the U.S. Constitution on the steps of the Kerr County Courthouse.

Albert D. Pattillo III, attorney at Pattillio Richards, P.C., will begin the recitation at 10 a.m. Thursday — the 243rd anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, when 13 colonies declared themselves to be sovereign states separate from the British Empire. 

Pattillo, a trial lawyer, began practicing law in 1989 and moved to Kerrville in 1995. 

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Conservative

Thank you Mr. Pattillo for this fine patriotic gesture on the 4th of July. I personally will not be attending for safety concerns. My specific concerns are centered on his reading aloud of the 14th amendment and the phrase “equal protection of the laws” on the steps of the Kerrville Courthouse, which has been the scene of so many flawed, mean spirited and fixer driven judicial decisions. I suspect the old courthouse may spew blood and burst into flames, reminiscent of the 1976 film Carrie.

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