It started with a tweet by Texas Tech University's Black Student Association saying "all lives don't matter" — specifically noting "white lives don't matter" and "blue lives don't matter" — posted just a day before last week's deadly ambush of Dallas police officers.
The BSA's since-deleted tweet read:
“All lives don’t matter…
White lives don’t matter…
Blue Lives don’t matter…
In turn the school's Young Conservatives issued a pointed response:
But the university’s Student Democrats apparently didn't like that, so they posted on Facebook that all those spreading “false statements” about the BSA should apologize:
The Young Conservatives, however, weren't having it and posted a response to the Tech Democrats saying they "will not be apologizing for spreading the truth. BSA did publish this post, and we have done nothing wrong in standing with our nation's first responders. #alllivesmatter"
The Young Conservatives also issued a statement provided to Campus Reform:
“The reason that we have publicized this tweet is because it is part of a poisonous and malignant anti-cop narrative that has been spreading throughout this nation. We believe that not only blue and black lives matter, but that all lives matter. This is why we are calling for the Texas Tech Black Student Association to apologize for this tweet.”
The Young Conservatives also called for a “full investigation into exactly what happened and ... who perpetrated this horrendous act” and for “an apology and redress of their actions.”
The Black Student Association posted on Twitter that the tweet was not indicative of “what we represent as an organization" and that it's looking for who posted the tweet and that it created a new Twitter account.
Some have responded to BSA's statement by insisting the group disclose all the tweets from its previous Twitter account.
(H/T: Campus Reform)
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