I read a letter today in the DTH criticizing the Genocide Awareness Project. The student claimed that “the Polk Place exhibit was not safe” because it put people’s “emotional health at risk.”
I don’t know what you think, but this is the dumbest argument against GAP I have heard yet. The protesters were in the right when they attempted to surround the display and put it out of people’s view because the display “put emotional health at risk.”
T-shirts that say “I love pro-choice boys” put my emotional health at risk by forcing me to acknowledge the moral depths to which our culture has fallen. Yet no one cares about my “emotional health.”
Maybe that is because I do not get angry when people’s opinions or actions make me feel bad. Rather, I get angry every time I hear how America has allowed 40 million of its innocent sons and daughters to die.
People like this student don’t want to sit down and consider when life begins or even how the abortion debate makes pro-lifers feel. They simply want everyone else to be cognizant of their emotions.
Well all I have to say is that this argument makes me feel bad, and now that you are aware that I feel bad, I hope you don’t share anymore “violent” conservative opinions and make others feel bad too.