Pro-abortion students at Vermont university shout: ‘We want to see them dead!’

A group of pro-abortion students at the University of Vermont protested a pro-life student display by shouting that they want to see preborn humans dead.

Students for Life of America (SFLA) Northeast Field Operations Coordinator Savannah Craven brought the Human Rights Tabletop to the university to educate students on abortion, and at first, the display went well. “Our morning started out beautifully as we had conversations with both sides of the aisle of the abortion issue,” Craven wrote in a blog post for SFLA. “However, it slowly turned into an angry pro-abortion mob that had as little respect for us as they do for the preborn.”

Counter-protesters began blocking access to the table, as well as holding pro-abortion signs. Then, one of the students stole one of the pro-life display’s fetal models.

“When we noticed the theft, I asked the crowd, ‘Who stole the 7-week-old fetal model?'” Craven said. “I was answered by mocking laughter all around, and then one pro-abortion student shouted, ‘We want to see them dead!'”


After the event was over, the group reported the incident to campus police. “Two campus police officers listened to us, and we’re so grateful that they agreed we have the right to be on campus and will investigate the issue,” she said.

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While this university took the issue seriously, other universities have punished pro-life students for being victims of pro-abortion violence. Particularly since the fall of Roe v. Wade, pro-life activists have faced increasing violence from pro-abortion advocates, and that includes on college campuses. Pro-life students have seen their displays vandalized, stolen, and destroyed.

“It’s horrible that the abortion mob thinks that it’s perfectly all right to treat the pro-life movement this way, and it says something clearly about how pro-abortion ethics play out,” Craven concluded. “If you’re all right with violence in the most vulnerable of all places (the womb), you’re A-Okay with violence anywhere.”

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