Georgetown Student Mugged At Gun-Point; Blames His Own “Privilege”

“Teach me to feel another’s woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy shown to me.” – Alexander Pope Who, or what gives us rights? Human rights are given to us by God, and some of those God-given rights are secured for us in our constitution. As Americans, we have the right to speak freely, to assemble peacefully, and to keep, and bear firearms—among many other rights. But what gives us the right to violate the rights of another American? Is there any point at which Read more […]

College Student Gets Robbed at Gunpoint; Blames Himself for Being “Privileged”

A Georgetown University student recently wrote an op-ed in The Hoya about his experience getting robbed at gunpoint and how it was all because of his “privilege.” He said that he understood why the robbers did what they did, and that if we could only solve our income inequality problems, there would be no more robberies. He and a housemate were robbed at gunpoint while they were on their way home one night. They were forced to the ground while the robbers patted them down for valuables. Oliver Read more […]