It’s one thing to disagree with someone politically, but another thing entirely to make them feel unsafe simply because of their beliefs.
This is America, after all, where the diversity of our opinions makes us strong. We are a melting pot not only of cultures, but of societal norms, and this simply cannot work if we refuse to be tolerant of one another.
This sort of close-minded angst was unfortunately on display this week in Ohio, where a well-known Second Amendment proponent was targeted by angry leftists.
Conservative gun-rights activist Kaitlin Bennett, who went viral in 2018 as the “Kent State gun girl,” was confronted by protesters during her visit to Ohio University Monday.take our poll - story continues below
Sharing video of an angry crowd appearing to curse at her and toss a clear liquid into the open window of her truck, Bennett claimed the event amounted to a “riot.” She also called on President Trump to strip federal funding from the university for harboring “terrorists” after she said campus police just “let it happen.”
“This is what happens when a Trump supporter goes to a college campus. Leftists at @ohiou started a riot when @Joelpatrick1776 and I showed up, and the @oupolice let it happen,” Bennett tweeted. “I think @realDonaldTrump should strip funding from universities like this that harbor terrorists.”
Video of the incident was simply terrifying.
This is what happens when a Trump supporter goes to a college campus. Leftists at @ohiou started a riot when @Joelpatrick1776 and I showed up, and the @oupolice let it happen. I think @realDonaldTrump should strip funding from universities like this that harbor terrorists. pic.twitter.com/5TMlfdto9O
— Kaitlin Bennett (@KaitMarieox) February 17, 2020
For as much as the left preaches acceptance, they sure don’t know how to embrace it.
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