One week ago, President Donald Trump reversed Barack Obama’s executive orders which established the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in 2012. His predecessor’s executive order allowed children of illegal immigrants to have their deportations deferred, and offered them the opportunity to receive work permits in the United States.
Trump’s decision to reverse Obama’s executive order was met with the usual wave of tears from the left, and cries of racism. A number of left-leaning corporations and universities immediately decried Trump and declared their support for DACA Dreamers.
On September 7th, Kent State University President, Beverly Warren, emailed out a statement to the school, pledging support for DACA and those affected by the executive order.
Her email to the school reads as following.
However according to students, Warren and Kent State were oddly silent when it came to honoring the victims of 9/11 just four days later. While the flags on campus were lowered to half-mast, no statements of remembrance were emailed out to the school, nor did the school honor the victims of 9/11 on their social media pages.
In fact on the morning of September 11th, the Kent school newspaper again pledged support for DACA on the paper’s front cover, instead of honoring 3,000 of our nation’s fallen.
Kent State University’s Turning Point USA chapter took notice, and called out the school on their hypocrisy.
In a letter to the students of the university, Kaitlin Bennett, the President of Kent’s Turning Point chapter, and Leandra Westbrook, the chapter’s Vice President, voiced their frustrations with the school.
You can follow Kent State’s Turning Point chapter on social media @TPUSAatKent.