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Thu Oct 13, 2016, 12:15 AM Oct 2016

‘Liberty is not Trump U.': Students protest Donald Trump

(X-posted from GD:2016 http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512503751 )

Students at Liberty University have issued a statement against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as young conservatives at colleges across the state reconsider support for his campaign.

A statement issued late Wednesday by the group “Liberty Students United Against Trump,” strongly rebuked the candidate as well as the school’s president, Jerry Falwell Jr., for defending Trump after he made extremely lewd comments about women captured in a 2005 video. The students wrote that Falwell’s support for Trump had cast a stain on the school’s reputation.

“We are Liberty students who are disappointed with President Falwell’s endorsement and are tired of being associated with one of the worst presidential candidates in American history,” the statement reads. “Donald Trump does not represent our values and we want nothing to do with him. . . He has made his name by maligning others and bragging about his sins. Not only is Donald Trump a bad candidate for president, he is actively promoting the very things that we as Christians ought to oppose.”

The Liberty University student manifesto against Trump comes a day after the University of Virginia college Republicans voted to rescind the group’s endorsement of his candidacy for president. The chairman of the college Republicans at Hampden-Sydney, Tanner Beck, posted a statement on Facebook noting that Trump “has gone from simply being an embarrassment to our party, to a potentially permanent stain on our brand and our country.”

The students at Liberty University wrote that they felt compelled to speak out in light of Falwell’s steadfast support for Trump even after the candidate’s comments about women and sexual assault.



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‘Liberty is not Trump U.': Students protest Donald Trump (Original Post) stone space Oct 2016 OP
Interesting. Old and In the Way Oct 2016 #1
He's losing the Hitler Youth now. rug Oct 2016 #2

Old and In the Way

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1. Interesting.
Thu Oct 13, 2016, 12:22 AM
Oct 2016

Sounds like liberty is breaking out on liberty university...Jerry Jr better consult dad if he has a Wireless signal to the 7th layer of he'll.

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