Skip to comments.Cornell Student Government Removes Two For Not Voting To Defund Police
Posted on 12/16/2020 3:00:14 PM PST by blam
Cornell University’s student government removed two executive committee representatives who voted against a resolution to disarm the police at the Ivy League campus.
The Student Assembly on Dec. 8 removed Annie Gleiberman for voting against a resolution to disarm the university's police department, saying she condoned "acts of racism, physical aggression, and emotional violence" by voting against the resolution.
And when a fellow executive rep, Morgan Baker, said she wouldn’t vote for it either — becoming a procedural block because a unanimous vote was needed — members temporarily removed her to get to a unanimous tally, The Washington Free Beacon reported.
A previous motion to defund the police failed after 15 representatives on the Student Assembly opposed it. Following Baker and Gleiberman's removal, 13 of them wrote a commentary in The Cornell Daily Sun blasting the student government for its "brazenly undemocratic display."
"The simple fact of the matter is that the executive committee wants to stack the [student government] with loyal allies who will not question their abuses of power and violations of [student assembly] rules," they wrote.
The 13 representatives also claim the executive committee is planning to selectively use existing but normally unenforced rules on attendance and committee membership to remove members who voted against the "defund the police" resolution.
Weston Barker, the head of Cornell's College Republicans, told the Washington Free Beacon he wasn’t surprised.
"These individuals are career harassers who have used and continue to use fear, defamation, and their social status to put down any form of dissent," Barker said.
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New York What do you expect.
Until further notice, student government entities on university
campuses need to be shut down.
Anyone trying to run one off book, would be expelled.
If they come on campus, they would be arrested for trespassing.
These guys make Stalin look like a piker.
What a bunch of nazis.
If you can removed based on how you didn’t vote, then voting is merely a formality just as it was under Fidel Castro.
“High above Cayuga’s waters there’s an offal smell...”
Upstate / Cornell *PING*
Agree or face retaliation. I thought that was called totalitarianism, not freedom.
Nice. So what’s the point of voting?
What would a student government know about democracy ?
Apparently “acts of racism, physical aggression, and emotional violence” are anything which the Bolsheviks disapprove of.
Good heavens—aren’t there any decent schools left in the country? Or have they all gone over to the dark side of communism garbage?
oh they are looking to that in congress as well
purge republicans that continue to support the Trump agenda
Soon thereafter, campus crime skyrocketed.
Campus officials are baffled by the mysterious, meteoric crime increase.
And urge everyone to use gender-neutral pronouns.
I've been wondering that very thing. I live in New York (in Ithaca, actually), and my vote means nothing in a practical sense because of NYC's overwhelming influence. I'm considering sitting coming elections out until this crazy sheet stops. I just hope it does before my Creator calls and I depart this veil of tears.
Democracy in action - you can remove representatives for not voting the “approved” way.
Luckily this didn’t happen at a reputable college, just some Ivy League Community College.
"Some say it's Cayuga's waters, some say it's Cornell...."
We need to defund the universities
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