Texas Christian University, home of the Horned Frogs, recently suspended a student for violating the University's student code of conduct.
On April 29, TCU sent Harry a letter accusing him of violating the university’s code of student conduct – specifically he was accused of “infliction of bodily or emotional arm” and “disorderly conduct.”
The charges stemmed from a half dozen tweets he had posted online referencing radical Islam along with a Facebook message about the Baltimore riots.
"These hoodrat criminals in Baltimore need to be shipped off and exiled to the sahara desert,” he wrote. “Maybe then they’ll realize how much we provide for them (welfare, college tuition, Obama phone’s, medicare, etc.”
He also used the word “beaner” a derogatory term to describe Mexicans.
Of course, no one reading this is surprised that Fox "News" takes up for this guy, given how they completely concur with every hateful thing he wrote. It's true, we have freedom of speech, but when you're under the guise of a particular institution, that freedom is subject to their code of responsible conduct. If said institution feels that the speech is provocative to the point of inciting violence, they are well within their right to impose whatever penalties they choose.
Vincent is a member of the College Republicans and the Young Americans for Freedom, which has a tradition of inciting hate speech. The school's administration recommended this individual go through psychiatric treatment for his expression of hate and malevolence, among other suggestions.
TCU banned Harry Vincent from most campus activities, ordered him to perform 60 hours of community service and attend a diversity training class.
Starnes finds the whole thing appalling, but I strongly doubt the feelings would be reciprocated if someone were suspended for anti-Christian comments. This is the clue:
It sounds to me like Harry Vincent is guilty of being a Christian Conservative white guy – and on a university campus that’s a crime worthy of death penalty.
But one thing is certainly – Harry is not backing down.
“I’m not going to stand down and watch an institution throw away the Constitution and throw away basic God-given rights,” he said.
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TCU is a private school and as such they are not bound by the First Amendment. However, as a Christian school they ought to be bound by the Good Book.
Harry Vincent spoke his mind – but instead of honoring his free speech – TCU chose to silence this young man and capitulated to the fury of a Twitter lynch mob.
The irony is that Harry received a stiffer punishment than a lot of the street thugs who terrorized Baltimore.
Those statements by Starnes are loaded with Fox "News" racist, Islamophobic and liberal-hating rhetoric. Fortunately there are sensible people who comment on such posts, some who set these Foxbots straight: Here's one of the comments: