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Student Senator Faces Impeachment for Defending Thin Blue Line Masks

Added 01-26-21 02:38:02pm EST - “"blatant disregard of the effects of controversial topics such as Blue Lives Matter and how it affects the Black and Brown community"” - Legalinsurrection.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Legalinsurrection.com: “Student Senator Faces Impeachment for Defending Thin Blue Line Masks”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

“blatant disregard of the effects of controversial topics such as Blue Lives Matter and how it affects the Black and Brown community”

A petition circulating at the Rochester Institute of Technology calls for the impeachment of a student government representative following his refusal to condemn Thin Blue Line as “overt racism” and other written disagreements he’s had with fellow representatives.

The petition, signed by 21 other members of the student government, calls for the impeachment of Jacob Custer, a student government senator and senior at RIT, for allegedly not properly representing his constituents.

“These actions include, but are not limited to, negative attitudes towards members, blatant disregard of the effects of controversial topics such as Blue Lives Matter and how it affects the Black and Brown community, and blatant disregard for anyone’s views,” the petition states.

The effort to impeach Custer stems in part from conversations through the student government’s group message app where representatives discussed filing a bias report over a campus safety officer who wore a Thin Blue Line face mask, according to screenshots of the conversation presented by the petition’s authors as evidence against Custer.

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