Former NCAA Division 1 swimmer Riley Gaines was barricaded in a room at San Francisco State College for practically three hours as protesters “ambushed” her following a talking occasion on campus.
Now, her agent, Eli Bremer, is asking for the college to take a stand.
Riley Gaines shared a video to social media Thursday night time displaying a big group of individuals surrounding her after she delivered a speech on campus about girls’s sports activities. In her tweet, Gaines stated she had been “ambushed and physically hit.” She is seen within the footage being escorted out by police.
A number of movies posted to social media appeared to point out the gang shouting expletives at Gaines, whereas additionally chanting, “Trans rights are human rights,” and “Trans girls are girls.”
In an unique assertion to Fox Information Digital on Friday, Bremer known as for the college to expel “any college students who have been violent,” and fireplace any workers member “who didn’t try to finish the assault.”
“Riley Gaines, the main defender of girls’s rights in America, was bodily assaulted final night time at San Francisco State College (SFSU). The violent mob successfully held her hostage for 3 hours with no obvious motion by the college to finish the assault,” Bremer stated.
“Violence and threats towards girls are all the time mistaken, and we demand SFSU expel any college students who have been violent. Moreover, we demand that any workers who have been current who didn’t try to finish the assault on Riley even be fired.”
Bremer additionally famous that Gaines was “evaluating all authorized choices” in consequence.
“Moreover, Riley is within the strategy of securing authorized counsel and is presently evaluating all authorized choices associated to this incident. Now we have not dominated out any motion towards SFSU over this incident nor have we dominated out taking motion towards the people who assaulted Riley. Assaults towards girls can not and won’t be tolerated.”
Gaines’ husband, Louis Barker, instructed Fox Information Digital that the 12-time All American collegiate athlete had been left barricaded in a room for practically three hours and had been hit “a number of occasions by a man in gown.”
The College Police Division (UPD) at San Francisco State College issued the next assertion to Fox Friday morning: “We’re conducting an ongoing investigation into the scenario. There have been no arrests associated to the occasion. The disruption occurred after the conclusion of the occasion which made it vital for UPD officers to maneuver the occasion speaker from the room to a unique, protected location.”
A number of Republican lawmakers have spoken out towards the incident, with many calling for “quick motion.”
“San Francisco State College and regulation enforcement should take quick motion to carry those that assaulted Riley accountable,” Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., stated Friday. “We won’t enable the violent radical left mob to silence us.”
Home Speaker Kevin McCarthy deemed the incident “an appalling assault on free speech on a university campus.”
“Home Republicans stand with Riley Gaines and her courageous and tireless efforts to guard girls’s sports activities,” McCarthy wrote in a tweet.