Former Champion Swimmer Riley Gaines Assaulted While Advocating For Women in Sports
The scene at San Francisco State University was surreal. A champion female athlete speaking about maintaining the integrity of women’s sports was shouted down, assaulted, and chased from a speaking engagement sponsored by Turning Point USA.
The woman screaming “Trans rights are human rights” needs some sort of intervention — or a straitjacket.
Gaines has become a leading advocate for women in sports and has thus had a bullseye stuck on her back by radicals.
The Independent Women’s Forum issued a statement of support for Gaines and condemned the violence against her.
“We strongly condemn the violence perpetrated against [IWF] spokeswoman Riley Gaines on SFSU campus. Riley was violently accosted, ambushed, and physically assaulted during a speech on sex discrimination women face in their own single-sex sports category,” the group wrote on Twitter.
Gaines’s agent, Eli Bremer, said the attack would not prevent Riley from speaking out.
“Instead of a thoughtful discussion tonight at SFSU, Riley was violently accosted, shouted at, physically assaulted, and barricaded in a room by protestors. It is stunning that in America in 2023, it is acceptable for biological male students to violently assault a woman for standing up for women’s rights,” Bremer said in a statement. “This will not stop Riley from boldly educating people of the dangers of biological males in women’s sports. She will continue to speak the truth against the radical left that no longer understands the difference between men and women.”
After being physically assaulted and driven from her speaking venue, Gaines was forced to barricade herself in a room for three hours while police tried to get the mob to disperse. She was finally able to leave with a police escort…..
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