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Earlier this month, two Ohio cops were slain after responding to a domestic violence call that was met with gunfire by an abusive husband. Their deaths marked the first officer killing in the town’s 160-year history.
The two men, Eric Joering and Anthony Morelli, left behind large families and a community that collectively describe them as heroes. The heartfelt reactions included an offer by Otterbein University for a full-ride scholarship to the four daughters of Joering, according to a PBS news affiliate.
The college announced:
“Our community hopes this act of kindness will bring some peace to his children during this difficult time by providing them long-term security and support.”
Not all universities have condoned admiration for our heroes in uniform, however.
“What’s even the point of a cop that isn’t dead?”
Recently at Brooklyn University, the school-run newspaper The Excelsior advised law enforcement to use a different restroom from students, as doing otherwise allegedly triggered discomfort among the pupils, as reported by Campus Reform. They also griped that police presence caused “safe spaces to feel not so safe.”
Liberty Nation documented another demonstration of intolerance. The Autonomous Student Network of the University of Texas at Austin, a popular anarcho-communist group, Tweeted that Law Enforcement Appreciation Day should instead become celebrated as “Law Enforcement Incineration Day.” Their post included a picture of a French officer set afire after being struck by a Molotov cocktail.
From where are students acquiring such warped mindsets? Well, from the professors, of course!
As reported by Liberty Nation, the John Jay College of Criminal Justice recently suspended an instructor and Antifa member Mike Isaacson over a set of alarming Tweets he directed at law enforcement.
In the social media posts, he declared, “I think it’s a privilege to teach future dead cops,” and, “What’s even the point of a cop that isn’t dead?”
These instances of bigotry have encouraged violence and strained relations. Had these “educated” faculty members and pupils displayed capacity for logical thinking skills, perhaps a more peaceful environment would result.
The scholarship from Otterbein University was not the only bit of assistance granted for the actions of the two heroes. According to a USA Today affiliate, donations ranged from waitresses to doctors allotting portions of their daily funds to the policemen’s families, raising $500,000 in just six days.
The respect for the two men is nothing short of touching. What began with an emotional 911-call from a domestic abuse victim, ended in gunfire from her violent husband. They gave their lives to defend a woman in need, exhibiting more courage than could ever be performed by Mike Isaacson and the like.
Liberty Nation wishes peace and support to the friends and families of officers Joering and Morelli during these trying times.