‘I’d def not stop my car!’: Pennsylvania GOP lawmaker vows to mow down protestors who block streets
A Republican state representative in Pennsylvania has vowed to run over any protesters that he might encounter blocking a street.
Rep. Aaron Berstine “endorsed running over protesters who block roads,” Think Progress reported.
Years before he joined the Pennsylvania legislature, Aaron Bernstine was tweeting his belief that vehicular assault is an appropriate response to peaceful protests.
— Aaron Bernstine (@AaronBernstine) July 16, 2013
Friday evening, only a month after peaceful, anti-Fascism protester Heather Heyer was murdered by a vehicle in an act many are calling domestic terrorism, Rep. Bernstine continued to advocate the tactic.
If anyone EVER tries to stop my car on a highway with negative intentions… I will not stop under any conditions. https://t.co/Uf62WwhIUk
— Aaron Bernstine (@AaronBernstine) September 16, 2017