I’m receiving threats over my initiative to bar illegals from our schools
The San Bernardino Sun published an article today about how I am receiving threats of violence and other forms of harassment and intimidation regarding my American Children First initiative.
Here is a snippet from the article:
It’s been an eventful few days for Joseph Turner since he unveiled a proposed ballot initiative that would see the Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District ban undocumented immigrants from attending public school.
In an email Friday, Turner wrote that, as he had expected, he has been getting his fill of hate slung at him from those appalled at his proposal, including threats of violence and doxing — the malicious publishing of someone’s private and identifying information on the internet. He also has endured racist comments about his Asian girlfriend and homophobic slurs hurled his way.
Thursday night, though, he got a much warmer welcome in Mentone.
“You can’t put America first if you put American children second,” Turner told the roughly 200 attendees at the Redlands Tea Party Patriots’ April meeting at Mill Creek Cattle Co.
“It’s a zero-sum game: Every dollar spent on educating an illegal immigrant child is a dollar not spent on educating American children,” he said.
In an email Friday, Turner said the response at the meeting was very positive, with a lot of support expressed by the attendees.
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