For February 5, 2016, that is the day Trayvon Martin would be turning 21 if he was still alive today. Conservative activist Ben Shapiro sent out a tweet below, but his critics did not like it.
Trayvon Martin would have turned 21 today if he hadn't taken a man's head and beaten it on the pavement before being shot.
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) February 5, 2016
In response, Shapiro has received numerous death threats. These were just some of them.
@benshapiro I truly wish you would say something like this in person to any thinking adult. You would get the shit beaten out of you.
— Cranston Snord (@BostonSnob) February 5, 2016
@benshapiro I hope somebody with a gun decides to harras your son and in defending himself gets shot. Since it was justice in your eyes.
— Rob San Miguel (@robertsanmiguel) February 5, 2016
@benshapiro I hope you die this year
— DannyDiamonds (@General_Dan92) February 5, 2016
@benshapiro please. Please. Kill yourself. I hope your next child is the next victim of police brutality
— Consistent (@Yxngjoker) February 5, 2016
@benshapiro I hope a black man follows you around your neighborhood and when u confront him he rapes and murders u so we can blame you too
— JulesVincent (@Djdiscoinya) February 5, 2016
@benshapiro wat a bitch i hope ur family dies tonight
— junkhead (@RockyTopOwens) February 5, 2016
These Twitter users don’t have to agree with Shapiro, but it doesn’t make it ok to ever send death threats to him.
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