Wheaton, Illinois – After an African America speaker was invited to give a speech on the harm caused by abortion to the black population in America, students have lodged a formal complain that the speech caused them to feel “unsafe.” They also claimed the talk made them feel “underrepresented and unheard.”
The American womb is one of the most dangerous environments in the world. With 600 thousand surgically-violent homicides conducted on unborn people each year, and many hundreds of thousands more deaths caused by chemical pharmaceutical weaponry, the United States abortion industry makes it more likely to die in the womb than in virtually any war-zone around the world. Black children are especially endangered due to the prolific nature of abortion within the Black community, and Ryan Bomberger of the Radiance Foundation gave his presentation entitled, “Black Lives Matter In and Out of the Womb” on November 14. Even though the speaker was Black, students claimed that it was harmful to Black students.
Wheaton’s student body president, Lauren Rowley, Tyler Waaler, the student body vice-president and the “EVP” of the college’s Community Diversity, Sammy Shields, all drafted an email claiming that the talk was “distressing” to Black students.
The email read:
As many of you know, a special interest club hosted an event on Wednesday night titled, ‘Black Lives Matter: In and Outside the Womb.’ The speaker of this event, Ryan Bomberger, made several comments at the event that deeply troubled members of our community. His comments, surrounding the topic of race, made many students, staff, and faculty of color feel unheard, underrepresented, and unsafe on our campus.
They additionally claimed that the speech “compromised” the college’s mission.
The email continued:
As Student Government, we are committed to the College’s mission to promoting student programming that ‘pursues unity, embraces ethnic diversity, and practices racial reconciliation so that it will contribute to the education of whole persons,’ and therefore, felt it necessary to respond to the offensive rhetoric from the speaker at this event that compromised this mission.
Blomberger responded to the complaint, saying, “I am a person of color, a clarifying fact which you conveniently left out of your letter of denouncement,” he wrote, “I was primarily presenting a perspective of those who are never heard, always underrepresented, and are actually unsafe – the unborn.”
He continued, “For anyone – student, faculty, or staff – to claim that they were ‘unheard’ or ‘underrepresented,’ they obviously didn’t stay for the 25 minutes of Q&A that followed or the additional 30 minutes that I stayed and responded to more thoughtful questions as well as some baseless (and even hostile) accusations.”
Wheaton has been sufficiently “woke,” thanks to the activism of Ed Stetzer, who serves as Dean of the Billy Graham School of Evangelism at the institution. It appears that the Social Justice chickens are coming home to roost.
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