It’s beginning to look like college students across the country hate the concept of free speech.
On Thursday, a group of students at Amherst College in Massachusetts occupied the library allegedly taking a stand against racial injustice.
#AmherstUprising Amherst Students occupying Frost library all night to make a visible stance against visible racial injustices
— ACSU Amherst (@ACSUAmherst) November 13, 2015
According to Twitchy, student organizers claimed their protest is to address “the negative social climate created towards our peers of color and other marginalized groups,” and to stand in solidarity with Mizzou protesters.
So, Twitchy wondered, what are the demands at Amherst? One demand is an end to free speech:
This is a demand for thoughtcrime prosecutions, from Amherst College. pic.twitter.com/AO5yUnyXu0
— Michael Watson (@MichaelWatsonDC) November 13, 2015
"Racial and cultural competency"? What does that even mean? https://t.co/iV5EAKUsYU
— Blaknsam (@Blaknsam) November 13, 2015
It means nothing, really. It’s just more leftist gobbledegook and psychobabble.
They also demanded that the college president “issue a statement of apology to students, alumni and former students, faculty, administration and staff who have been victims of several injustices including but not limited to our institutional legacy of white supremacy, colonialism, anti-black racism, anti-Latinx racism, anti-Native American racism, anti-Native/ indigenous racism, anti-Asian racism, anti-Middle Eastern racism, heterosexism, cis-sexism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, ableism, mental health stigma, and classism. Also include that marginalized communities and their allies should feel safe at Amherst College.”
Here’s another demand:
Amherst College Police Department must issue a statement of protection and defense from any form of violence, threats, or retaliation of any kind resulting from this movement.
What about the threats of violence and actual violence from the protesters themselves? Apparently, those don’t matter.
They also issued a threat:
Do not threaten the jobs of the faculty, staff, or administrators that support our list of demands. Such threats will result in an escalation of our response.
And of course, that’s not the end-game:
Please acknowledge that all of these statements of apology are not the end all – that they are only a part of short-term healing and by no means achieve all of the goals we will set forth. We are in the process of finalizing long-term goals which we hope to collaborate on regularly with all members of the community.
It’s enough to make one believe that liberals really do want a second, bloody civil war. Parents with children preparing for college should probably consider scratching Amherst off their list as well as Mizzou…
I’ve got a demand of my own. I demand that every student who hates free speech be involuntarily deported to a Communist dictatorship where there is no free speech for at least five years.
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