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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brandon Kenig Chairman 913-548-3297

Friday, September 20, 2013

KANSAS YOUNG REPUBLICANS CONDEMNS KU PROFESSOR’S RHETORIC INCITING VIOLENCE TOPEKA, Kans. – The Kansas Young Republicans condemns Professor David Guth’s distasteful and incendiary remarks targeting the children of gun rights supporters. Rhetoric inciting violence and murder has no place in our civil discourse. We strongly urge the University of Kansas to not renew Mr. Guth’s employment contract and dismiss him from any further course instruction. As a professor in School of Journalism, Mr. Guth has a responsibility to conduct himself with integrity and set an example for aspiring journalists with his conduct and behavior. We find these recent actions to be completely incongruent with the mission and values professed and exemplified by the staff and students at the University of Kansas. ###

About the Kansas Young Republicans The Kansas Young Republicans is the official organization representing Republicans ages 18-40 years old in the state of Kansas. Founded on September 6, 1880, for over 130 years, the Kansas Young Republicans has been a statewide political, social and professional organization for young people committed to Republican values. The Kansas Young Republicans ( is directly affiliated with the Young Republican National Federation ( as a state chapter.

KYR Press Release on KU Professor David Guth  

The Kansas Young Republicans condemn Guth's violent and incendiary rhetoric and call for termination of his employment contract.

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