In a shocking display of the progressive-fueled mob mentality, violent protesters took to the streets of New York City to demand “justice” for a homeless man who was killed by a US Marine veteran defending himself. The protesters were reportedly yelling radical chants such as “Abolish the police” and “tear the city down.”
The incident began when the homeless man, Jordan Neely, started acting erratically and hostile on a train, causing concern and fear among fellow passengers. It was at this point that the Marine veteran, Daniel Penny, intervened and used a chokehold to subdue Neely, ultimately resulting in his death.
Despite eyewitnesses and Penny’s lawyers stating that he acted in self-defense and was attempting to protect himself and others from further harm, the progressive mob continues to demand that he be prosecuted aggressively.
This incident is yet another example of the mental health crisis plaguing Democrat-run cities, where homeless individuals suffering from mental illness are left to roam the streets and pose a threat to law-abiding citizens. Instead of addressing this issue and working to prevent future incidents, the left chooses to fuel violent protests and demand the dismantling of law enforcement.
New York City protesters angry over the death of Jordan Neely are threatening to "tear the city down" unless something is done about the marine who killed him. pic.twitter.com/n8h2I598C0
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) May 7, 2023
It is clear that there is a major disconnect between the progressive ideology and the safety and well-being of the American people. The conservative movement calls for a return to law and order, where those who defend themselves and others are not vilified and punished for doing so.