Student Who Stole A MAGA Hat Facing Jail Time

A college student who stole a MAGA hat off of another student’s head in California is now facing up to a year in jail according to a report on Tuesday.

Edith Macias of the University of California, Riverside, is facing a misdemeanor charge of grand theft. She stole the hat from fellow student Matthew Vitale, according a criminal complaint that was obtained by The College Fix.

Per Daily Caller:

“UCR is letting people wear this shit on campus?” asked Macias in a video of the incident. “Make American Great Again, really? There were lynchings and genocide and mass deportations.…I fucking hate this country.… And I am not leaving.…We need to get rid of all ya’ll.”

When Vitale asked for his hat back, she said “f*** your freedom of speech boy, your freedom of speech is literally killing a lot of people out there, your hats like these that promote laws and legislation that literally kill and murder people of color.”

WATCH:

Vitale is happy action was taken, but he still expressed concern about the response by the school to the incident.

“If, as I suspect, UCR decided not to discipline [Macias] in some way this decision by the DA’s office shows two things: First, that UCR does not protect and shows no respect for speech that does not conform to their ideology,” said Vitale. “Second, that in this case UCR chose not to discipline a person who committed a crime on campus against another student.”

“I do want to send a message,” Vitale said to The College Fix. “I am not vindictive, I am not vengeful, but people especially in my generation need to realize you can’t do things like this because you don’t like what someone is saying or wearing.”

Edith Macias had a court date set for March of 2018.

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