“…we have declined to host a proposed speaker and asked students to redesign a banner that provokes the Black Lives Matter movement…”
The president of the university is afraid to provoke Black Lives Matter.
Given a choice between a life-affirming message which might annoy BLM, and cowardice, the president of a Catholic university chose cowardice. This is how institutions fail.
Appeasing the gods of social justice and identity politics now overrides a Catholic university’s commitment to Catholicism itself
It is now indisputable: Black Lives Matter are rapidly becoming the one absolutely holy and inviolable interest group on American college campuses, a favoured priesthood of living saints who must be protected from blasphemy and offence at all costs.
There really is no other way to describe the privilege enjoyed by this organisation following the news that DePaul University in Chicago – a Catholic institution – recently banned a poster produced by the DePaul College Republicans because their catchphrase “Unborn Lives Matter” is supposedly deliberately provocative and hurtful to the delicate Black Lives Matter snowflakes.
I repeat: the president of a Catholic university actively suppressed the free speech of his own students because they dared to publicly support traditional Catholic teaching on the sanctity of life and the rights of unborn children –…
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