Haw­ley demands Biden send Nation­al Guard to pro­tect Jew­ish stu­dents at col­leges

Hawley demands Biden send National Guard to protect Jewish students at colleges

Sen. Josh Haw­ley (R‑MO) is call­ing on Pres­i­dent Joe Biden to send the U.S. Nation­al Guard to col­lege cam­pus­es to “guar­an­tee Jew­ish stu­dents’ safe­ty” after pro-Pales­tin­ian protests erupt­ed at Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty ahead of Passover, a Jew­ish hol­i­day.
“Eisen­how­er sent the 101st to Lit­tle Rock,” Haw­ley said in a post to X. “It’s time for Biden to call out the Nation­al Guard at our uni­ver­si­ties to pro­tect Jew­ish Amer­i­cans.”
The White House issued a strong rebuke on Sun­day of the anti­se­mit­ic remarks shout­ed at sev­er­al pro-Pales­tin­ian protests call­ing for a cease­fire between Israel and Hamas.

New York City police offi­cers in riot gear stand guard as demon­stra­tors chant slo­gans out­side the Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty cam­pus on Thurs­day, April 18, 2024, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

“While every Amer­i­can has the right to peace­ful protest, calls for vio­lence and phys­i­cal intim­i­da­tion tar­get­ing Jew­ish stu­dents and the Jew­ish com­mu­ni­ty are bla­tant­ly Anti­se­mit­ic, uncon­scionable, and …