Campus Reform reports that outside of Hillman Library Monday at the University of Pittsburgh, Youth for Trump once again faced vandalism, protests, and death threats, culminating in a student running behind the table and ripping down the “Youth for Trump” sign with such force that the tree limb to which it was attached broke.
Lindsey Hern, a senior at the school, told The Pitt Maverick that students surrounded the table yelling profanities shortly after the sign was ripped down, making her fear for her safety, especially when another female student began screaming “How can you be a woman and support Trump?” Hern actually called campus police twice out of fear for her personal safety.
“I felt unsafe when there was a hoard of people clapping and cheering along with the girl screaming at me for being a woman behind a Trump table,” Hern recounted. “It was as if, because I was a woman, I don’t have the choice to choose who I support for president and have to succumb to some mold. I was horrified and scared for my safety because of my views.”
According to Pitt sophomore Kirk Breiner, who was present for a majority of the tabling, another protester screamed “F*ck Trump and f*ck your racist asses” and “You’re all racists and fascists.”
The participants also received a death threat from a fellow student, who screamed “Can I shoot them first?” at the Trump supporters before entering a vehicle. The same student later returned to continue harassing the tabling participants, honking at them from the vehicle and then flipping the middle finger at them.
One student can be heard shouting at Youth for Trump that they “have no place in America,” are “un-American,” and are voting for a “racist child molester.”
Last Wednesday, Youth for Trump experienced similar aggression when students flipped their table over. Dean Kenyon Bonner issued a statement in response, urging students to “uphold the values of mutual respect, civility, and self restraint." Good luck enforcing that among campus leftist totalitarians.
One anonymous male student told the Maverick, “I personally don’t fear for my safety, I’m a big guy and can protect myself,” he explained. “But for a girl with a Trump hat on, I certainly would be fearful on this campus.”
But we're constantly told it's the Trump supporters who are the violent ones, right?