R.I.P. William Schroeder, Allison Krause, Jeffrey Miller and Sandra Lee Scheuer. Murdered by the Ohio National Guard, 4 May 1970, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.
Forty years ago today, Ohio National Guardsmen murdered four unarmed students at Kent State and wounded nine others, permanently paralysing one. (CHT Making Light for the reminder.) The students’ crime? Protesting the invasion of Cambodia (or, in some cases, walking nearby while others were protesting it). “That is government; that...