[UPDATE] University Of Michigan Will Show The Planned Screening Of ‘American Sniper’
The university had planned on showing the film about the life of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle this Friday. However, several hundred students and their supporters filed a protest, attacking both the film and Chris Kyle.
A Group called MENA, made up of Muslim, Middle Eastern and North African students, claimed that the movie 'American Sniper' not only tolerates but promotes anti-Muslim and anti-MENA rhetoric and sympathizes with a mass killer.
The University decided to not show 'American Sniper' and will now have a screening of the movie 'Paddington' a PG rated movie based on a children's book about a stuffed Teddy bear. [UPDATE] The university has reversed their decision and will show the movie!