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Brian Townsend is a Utah high school teacher who is under investigation for a tweet calling for the assassinations of “Republican senators” that was sent after the January 6 riots in the Capitol. A concerned parent shared a screenshot of the tweet from Parowan High School humanities teacher Townsend’s account on an Iron County School District Facebook group, calling his tweet “inappropriate” and “unacceptable. “.
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“I just hope the next time a president incites a riot on Capitol Hill, more Republican senators are assassinated,” Townsend’s Feb. 13 tweet read, according to the screenshot.
The school district said in a statement that it is reviewing an “appropriate response” with legal counsel and “investigating the matter.”
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“Your statements about him do not represent a statement of the views of the Iron County School District. In fact, the school district makes sure that when it’s a free speech issue, we take the protection of free speech very seriously, ”the district said.
The school district added that “all matters that negatively affect the educational system are not protected and, above all, we want to make sure that the educational process and the education of our students are protected.”
Townsend’s Twitter page is now private and displays a different profile image than the one in the screenshot.