Outrage over Windsor woman’s social media post assaulting fallen soldiers and veterans|CTV News Windsor
WINDSOR– There is outrage amongst locals and war veterans after a social networks post by a young Windsor lady that targets Canadian soldiers.
The profanity-filled Facebook post from Kaylay Aussant takes issue with people who grumble about publishing Christmas designs prior to Remembrance Day.
The post attacks fallen soldiers and war veterans, by mentioning “F%$# em, they’re DEAD!” and “Why honor something dead that has NO effect on you today.”
Hundreds of individuals talked about the post, expressing outrage and dissatisfaction. It has given that been erased.
“It’s troubling to state the least, really disturbing,” confesses Ken Dault, the President of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 255 in Windsor. “They don’t get it. They don’t comprehend the entire principle of Remembrance Day and why we do this.”
Eric Dyck, a 22-year veteran who completed 8 trips of duty, states he fought for individuals to express their viewpoints.
“In the end, it does not really equate to anything,” says Dyck. “Does it bother me? Ya, some people have their opinions. So they have their opinion. Big offer. I don’t care.”
Dault hopes the young lady does not need to experience what lots of other households have.
“That young lady, she has a voice however one day, if God forbid, if she ever had a child who remained in the military and lost in conflict, I’m sure she would totally have a various perspective.”
Afghan war veteran Mike Akpata, a LaSalle town councillor, tells AM800 News the post is a clear example that youths do not comprehend the importance of Remembrance Day.
“I fought for the rights of individuals to reveal themselves. I fought for individuals to be complimentary and I defended individuals, sadly in this case, to make fools of themselves and let the world understand what they believe when often it’s better to keep your mouth shut,” says Akpata.
About 128,000 Canadian men and ladies were eliminated in all disputes including Canada.
CTV News has actually tried to reach the young woman, however she has actually not returned several messages.
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