PA Representative Brian Sims Films Himself committing Hate Crime
WECU reported earlier today about the antics of Brian Sims, representative from Pennsylvania filming himself outside a Planned Parenthood facility in what could be described as nothing short of perpetuating criminal harassment of peaceful protesters. At one point Sims openly on his Periscope feed was asking for the names and addresses of three teens in an attempt to doxx them. Offering his followers $100 dollars to name the teens.
Later in the day, Sims posted a statement on his twitter feed where he is giving the impression of an apology where he states, "I will fiercely protect a woman’s right to make the best choices for her health & her body, unimpeded. I also know that two wrongs don’t make a right, especially on the front lines of a civil rights battle. I can do better, and I will do better, for the women of Pennsylvania." However his spoken words are more poignant where he doubles down and justifies his actions.
"I've received a lot of feedback about a video I posted last week, and I wanted to provide some background. I've lived across the street or next to do this particular planned parenthood, One of the most heavily protested Planned Parenthood in America," Sims said in the video posted to his Twitter account.
"I've seen men and women and teens go there for routine health care, for checkups, for pap smears, for STD screenings, for breast exams, and yes for abortion," he continued. "I've also spent the last seven years serving as a volunteer patient escort at this Planned Parenthood. And I've seen firsthand the insults, the slurs, the attacks and the racism that those protesters aim at mostly young girls going there for clinical care.
"What I should have shown you in that video was protesters gathered together to pray at, not to silently pray for, people coming in and out of Planned Parenthood, as they intercepted and harassed them," he added.
Regardless of his political views, Sims actions can be described as nothing short of perpetuating criminal harassment of peaceful protesters to the point of violating Pennsylvania law [Title 18, Section 2710] against hate crimes. His twitter feed specifically makes references to Christians, and he was angry at their praying.
His actions are eerily reminiscent to that of the teens at Covington High School, and targeted harassment of their Christian pro life beliefs. The teenagers from Covington who upon being doxxed by social media as well as main stream media outlets like CNN,put the lives of the Covington students in Jeopardy. Similarities of the two situations were that the Covington students were at a Pro-Life Rally and from a Christian school.
Sims non-apology justification for his abhorrent actions comes shortly after renown pro-life advocates decided to hold a rally that is scheduled for this Friday in the same location that Sims harassed the Christian's on his live feed.
During his podcast, on the Daily Wire, Matt Walsh invited the representative to attend, taunting him with there will be more than an elderly Christian woman praying there. The pressing question is, will he show?
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