LSU fraternity apologized for mocking the Kent State massacre of 1970. The Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity displayed a sign on their house reading, "Getting massacred is nothing new to Kent State." According to The Inquisitr on Sept. 18, 2013, an apology was issued in both the form of a letter and a sign.
We would like to apologize to Kent State for our inappropriate sign.
The LSU fraternity facing disciplinary action also released a letter of apology. The letter stated that the sign was in fact "inappropritae" and asked for forgiveness. The banner was intended to taunt the visiting rival school hat played a college football game over the weekend.
The LSU fraternity has a history of similar dark attempts at humor in their football banners. They have made light of topics like the Aurora, Colo. shooting, chemical weapons in Syria and even the Casey Anthony murder trial in Florida.
The Kent State incident occurred on May, 4 1970, when the Ohio State National Guard opened fire on students protesting U.S. military action in Cambodia during the Vietnam War. Four students were killed in this watershed event.
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