University of Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh announced on Twitter Wednesday night that his team will hold a screening of "American Sniper" after the school pulled a showing when some students called it "anti-Muslim."
"Michigan Football will watch 'American Sniper'! Proud of Chris Kyle & Proud to be an American & if that offends anybody then so be it!" the coach tweeted to his nearly quarter-of-a-million followers.
The overwhelming response seemed positive.
An online letter had previously circulated on the university campus, contending the Academy Award-winning movie "promotes anti-Muslim ... rhetoric and sympathizes with a mass killer."
The school's Center for Campus Involvement announced later it would replace the Friday showing with "Paddington."
UPDATE — 11:04 p.m. ET: Shortly after coach Harbaugh's tweet, the University of Michigan reversed course and said their decision to cancel the screening was wrong.
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