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Rep slams 'vulgar images' and 'racist words' that disrupted virtual youth anti-violence event

Added 05-24-20 12:57:03pm EST - “Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.) condemned? those who disrupted a virtual event aimed at preventing youth? violence in Louisville, Ky.?” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Rep slams 'vulgar images' and 'racist words' that disrupted virtual youth anti-violence event”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Rep. John YarmuthJohn Allen YarmuthUnemployment to remain above 9 percent into 2021: CBO Pelosi pushes to unite party on coronavirus bill despite grumbling from left Conservatives sound alarm over pandemic spending MORE (D-Ky.) condemned those who disrupted a virtual event aimed at preventing youth violence in Louisville, Ky. 

“I am sickened by those who disrupted today’s amazing @502_con event with vulgar images & racist words,” Yarmuth tweeted Saturday. 

“The cowardice of these ignorant bigots—those who hide their hate behind virtual anonymity & get satisfaction from attacking those uniting in compassion—is really just pathetic,” he added. 

Yarmuth also said he remains “inspired” by the leaders of the 502 con event who came together to “combat hatred and violence and refuse to back down in the face of it.” 

I remain inspired by the leaders of @502_con who came together to combat hatred and violence and refuse to back down in the face of it. #502con #ItStartsWithUs

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