An Antifa ad accuses pro-life vigilante of supporting a ‘Christo-fascist abortion law’
UniqueAntifa protesters disrupt a candlelight prayer meeting on the campus of the University of North Texas (UNT) in Denton on Monday night.
The protesters, who reportedly numbered in the hundreds, raised blasphemy slogans and attempted to drive out a small group of students gathered to protest against abortion, as seen in a video obtained by Granthshala News Digital.
The vigil was organized by the UNT chapter Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT), a student group that has existed in some form or the other since 1980.
Kelly Neidert, who founded YCT’s UNT chapter and has chaired it since 2019, is unsure where all the protesters came from, but she speculates they may have been called out by an advertisement circulating on social media earlier in the day. The ad was decorated with the three-arrow insignia of Antifa.
“Fascists are organizing in your area,” read a communiqué directed explicitly to Antifa members in the university area, which is about 40 miles north of Dallas. “Tonight young conservatives invite grouper influencers like Lance Johnston and white nationalists to a pro-life ‘vigil’ to support Christo-fascist abortion legislation.”
Explaining that they were only expecting 10 or 20 protesters, Neidert told Granthshala News that he and his fellow protesters were caught off-guard by the size of their protest.
“They harassed us, they were throwing things at us,” she said. “They were talking. They brought all kinds of instruments to drown out what we were saying. They brought their megaphones, they brought whistles.”
Neidert said some protesters tried to get into a fight with pro-life students, told them to kill themselves, and chased them to their cars to harass them.
In a video obtained by Granthshala News, pro-life students chant, “Christ is king!” To which a protester responds by chanting, “F*** your God!”
In another video, a protester shouts through a megaphone that she “likes to sacrifice children.”
Neidert noted that some protesters also expressed hatred for Governor Greg Abbott, R-Texas, who recently signed a controversial law banning abortion after a fetal heartbeat was detected.
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UNT spokeswoman Leigh Anne Gullett told Granthshala News in a statement: “A few hundred students with opposing views gathered on campus Monday evening to exercise their free speech rights. The gathering ended without incident.”
Demonstrations against abortion have been repeatedly sabotaged by the YCT. In March 2020, the group raised 1,000 pink flags on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, each flag representing the abortion of approximately 60,000 children in the United States each year. All flags within 12 hours was removed.
In October 2020, video captured Students waving flags from a similar demonstration at UNT.
Neidert fears for her safety on campus, where she says other students often recognize her and turn her away.
She said of her detractors, “I think they really hate someone who doesn’t agree with everything.” “And they don’t really know how to cope with other people who have different beliefs. That’s why they want to shut us up and say we’re wrong, because they don’t understand that some people are different. believe in.”
In July 2020, alleged sorcerers Neidert sent a direct message to Twitter that threatened her with references to Hex and Satan.
The threat came in response to an initiative by which YCT encouraged students to celebrate National Coming Out Day by “coming out” as conservatives. He also spoke about affirmative action by organizing a bake sale wherein different prices were charged based on the ethnicity of the customer.
Neidert, a Christian, described the threats as “pure evil”, especially when they refer to the devil and he thinks is funny.
“It’s not weird, and I’m definitely more concerned for them than I am for myself, if they think it’s okay,” she said.